Latin name: Erythranthe rubella (A. Gray) N.S. Fraga
Pronunciation: er-ih-THRAN-thee roo-BEL-a
Common name: Red-stemmed monkeyflower
Family: Phrymaceae (Lopseed)
Habitat: Sandy places in washes, 3000'-8000', joshua tree and pinyon-juniper woodland, west edge of Mojave and Colorado Deserts north to White and Inyo Mts
Blooming period: April to June
Name derivations: 1) Erythranthe 2) rubella