Latin name: Helianthemum scoparium Nutt.
  Pronunciation: hee-lee-AN-the-mum sko-PARE-ee-um

  Common name: Peak rush-rose, Sun-Rose
  Family: Cistaceae (Rock-rose)
  Habitat: Dry sandy or rocky soil of hills, slopes and
  ridges to 4500', coastal sage scrub, chaparral
  Blooming period: March to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Helianthemum
  2) scoparium
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