Latin name: Eriodictyon trichocalyx A.A. Heller var. trichocalyx
Pronunciation: er-ee-oh-DIK-tee-on try-ko-KAY-lix
Common name: Hairy yerba santa
Family: Namaceae (Nama)
Habitat: Dry rocky slopes, mesas and ravines below 8000' from chaparral to yellow pine forest and in pinyon-juniper and joshua tree woodland, ranging from Ventura County south through the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mts
Blooming period: May to August
Name derivations: 1) Eriodictyon 2) trichocalyx