Latin name: Boerhavia coccinea Miller
  Pronunciation: bore-HA-ve-a ko-SIN-ee-a

  Common name: Scarlet spiderling, Red boerhavia
  Family: Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock)
  Habitat: Dry disturbed places, roadbanks, washes to
  3000', creosote bush scrub, Colorado Desert

  Blooming period: April to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Boerhavia
  2) coccinea
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