Latin name: Calyptridium umbellatum (Torr.) Greene
  Pronunciation: kal-ip-TRID-ee-um um-bel-AY-tum

  Common name: Pussypaws
  Family: Montiaceae (Montia)
  Habitat: Open, sandy to rocky soils, conifer forest, alpine
  to 11,500' (higher north of SoCal), San Bernardinos

  Blooming period: May to October
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Calyptridium
  2) umbellatum

  NOTE: Genus is in flux, considerable work remains to be
  done. This species may represent 2 or more species.
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