Latin name: Leptosiphon pygmaeus (Brand) J.M.
  Porter & L.A. Johnson ssp. continentalis (Raven)
  J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
  Pronunciation: lep-toe-SY-fon pig-MEE-us kon-tin-
  EN-tal-is

  Common name: Pygmy linanthus
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Dry slopes to 5000', chaparral, yellow pine
  forest, San Diego Co. north, Tehachapi Mts

  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Leptosiphon
  2) pygmaeus 3) continentalis
  Formerly Linanthus pygmaeus ssp. continentalis
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