Latin name: Harpagonella palmeri A. Gray
  Pronunciation: har-pa-go-NEL-a PALM-er-eye

  Common name: Palmer's grappling hook
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Dry slopes and mesas to 1500', chaparral,
  coastal scrub, grassland, cismontane So. California
  to Baja, South Coast, Peninsular Range, Santa,
  Catalina Island, UNCOMMON
  Blooming period: March to April
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Harpagonella
  2) palmeri
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