Latin name: Clarkia epilobioides (Nutt.) Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Pronunciation: KLAR-kee-a ep-il-oh-bee-OH-i-dees
Common name: Canyon clarkia
Family: Onagraceae (Evening primrose)
Habitat: Coastal sage scrub, oak woodland and chaparral, in generally shady places below 2500', from San Diego Co. to San Francisco and the Channel Islands
Blooming period: March to May
Name derivations: 1) Clarkia 2) epilobioides