Latin name: Cistanthe ambigua (S.Watson) Carolin ex
  Howell
  Pronunciation: sis-TAN-the am-BIG-yoo-a
  Common name: Desert pot-herb, Desert cistanthe
  Family: Montiaceae (Montia)
  Habitat: Sandy to silty soil to 3000', deserts
  Blooming period: January to April
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Cistanthe
  2) ambigua
  Formerly Calandrinia ambigua

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