Latin name: Ceanothus palmeri Trel.
  Pronunciation: see-a-NO-thus PALM-er-eye

  Common name: Palmer's ceanothus
  Family: Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn)
  Habitat: Dry slopes, 3000'-6000', chaparral, yellow
  pine forest, mountains of San Diego, Riverside
  and Orange Cos.

  Blooming period: May to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Ceanothus
  2) palmeri
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