Latin name: Pholistoma auritum (Lindley) Lilja var.
  auritum
  Pronunciation: fo-LIS-to-ma aur-I-tum

  Common name: Fiesta flower
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Woodlands, shaded canyons, streambanks,
  desert scrub, talus slopes, ocean bluffs, coastal
  sage scrub, chaparral, southern oak woodland, to
  5000', Channel Islands

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Pholistoma
  2) auritum
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