Latin name: Adenostoma sparsifolium Torrey
  Pronunciation: ad-en-OS-to-ma spar-si-FO-lee-um

  Common name: Red shanks
  Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
  Habitat: Dry slopes, flats, mesas and chaparral
  below 6000'
  Blooming period: July to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Adenostoma
  2) sparsifolium
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