Latin name: Gilia sinuata Benth.
  Pronunciation: JEE-lee-a sin-yoo-AY-ta

  Common name: Rosy gilia
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Sandy desert soils to 6000', creosote
  bush and sagebrush scrub, joshua tree woodland,
  Mojave Desert

  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Gilia
  2) sinuata
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