Latin name: Petrophytum caespitosum (Nutt.) Rydb. ssp.
  caespitosum
  Pronunciation: pet-ro-FIE-tum sees-pi-TO-sum

  Common name: Rock spiraea
  Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
  Habitat: Limestone ledges and rocks, pinyon-juniper
  woodland, coniferous forest, 6000'-10,000', White-
  Inyo, Providence, Clark and Panamint Mts
  Blooming period: May to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Petrophytum
  2) caespitosum
  Formerly Petrophyton caespitosum
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