Latin name: Physocarpus capitatus (Pursh) Kuntze
  Pronunciation: fy-so-KAR-pus kap-i-TAY-tus

  Common name: Pacific ninebark
  Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
  Habitat: Moist banks and north-facing slopes below
  4500', coast ranges, Santa Barbara County

  Blooming period: May to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Physocarpus
  2) capitatus
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