Latin name: Gilia scopulorum M.E. Jones
  Pronunciation: JEE-lee-a skop-yoo-LORE-um

  Common name: Rock gilia
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Dry washes and slopes to 4000', creosote
  bush scrub, east Mojave Desert, Chuckwalla Mts to
  Death Valley, Colorado Desert

  Blooming period: April to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Gilia
  2) scopulorum
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