Latin name: Chorizanthe xanti S. Watson var.
  leucotheca Goodman
  Pronunciation: kor-i-ZAN-the ZAN-tee lew-ko-
  THEE-ka
  Common name: Riverside spineflower
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Desert and creosote bush scrub to 4000',
  San Bernardino and San Jacinto Mts, along edge of
  Colorado Desert, UNCOMMON
  Blooming period: April to May
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Chorizanthe
  (2) xanti (3) leucotheca
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