Latin name: Fremontodendron californicum (Torrey)
  Coville
  Pronunciation: free-mont-oh-DEN-dron ka-li-FOR-ni-
  kum

  Common name: Flannel bush
  Family: Malvaceae (Mallow)
  Habitat: Dry, mostly granitic slopes in chaparral, oak
  and yellow pine woodland, pinyon-juniper woodland,
  rocky ridges to 6000-7000'

  Blooming period: May to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Fremontodendron
  2) californicum
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