Latin name: Collinsia callosa Parish
Pronunciation: kol-INS-ee-a kal-OH-sa
Common name: Desert collinsia
Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Habitat: Disturbed rocky slopes, open chaparral, sagebrush scrub, pinyon/juniper and pine woodland to 7500', east West Transverse Range, San Gabriels, Mojave Desert and desert mountains (Panamint, Argus ranges)
Blooming period: April to June
Name derivations: 1) Collinsia 2) callosa