Latin name: Chorizanthe procumbens Nutt.
  Pronunciation: kor-i-ZAN-the pro-KUM-bens

  Common name: Prostrate spineflower
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Sandy places to 2500', coastal sage scrub,
  San Fernando Valley, San Bernardino, Riverside
  and San Diego Counties

  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Chorizanthe
  2) procumbens
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