Latin name: Scutellaria mexicana Torrey
  Pronunciation: skoo-tel-AIR-ee-a mex-i-KAY-na

  Common name: Paperbag bush, Bladder sage
  Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)
  Habitat: Sandy to gravelly slopes, dry washes and
  canyons below 5000', creosote bush scrub, joshua
  tree woodland

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Scutellaria
  2) mexicana
  Formerly Salazaria mexicana
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