Latin name: Chorizanthe membranacea Benth.
  Pronunciation: kor-i-ZAN-the mem-bran-AY-see-a
  Common name: Pink spineflower
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Sand, gravel or rocky places to about 4500',
  Tehachapis, northern West Transverse Range
  Blooming period: April to July
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Chorizanthe
  2) membranacea
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