Latin name: Nemacladus orientalis (McVaugh) Moran
  Pronunciation: neh-MAH-kla-dus or-ee-en-TAY-lis

  Common name: Eastern threadplant
  Family: Campanulaceae (Bellflower)
  Habitat: Sandy washes to 6000', creosote bush
  scrub, joshua tree woodland, deserts from Inyo Co.
  to Baja
  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Nemacladus
  2) orientalis
  Formerly Nemacladus glanduliferus var. orientalis
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