Latin name: Diplacus johnstonii (A.L. Grant) G.L. Nesom
Pronunciation: dip-LAH-kus JON-ston-ee-eye
Common name: Johnston's monkeyflower
Family: Phrymaceae (Lopseed)
Habitat: Dry gravelly slopes, roadbanks, disturbed areas, scree, mostly yellow pine forest, 4000-9000', San Gabriels to Kern, Santa Barbara and San Diego Counties
Blooming period: May to July
Name derivations: 1) Diplacus 2) johnstonii