Latin name: Menodora scabra A. Gray
  Pronunciation: men-oh-DORE-a SKAY-bra
  Common name: Rough menodora
  Family: Oleaceae (Olive)
  Habitat: Rocky soils, canyons to 6000', eastern
  desert mountains
  Blooming period: May
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Menodora
  (2) scabra
  Two vars. (glabrescens and scabra) in SoCal
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