Latin name: Oxytheca perfoliata Torrey & A. Gray
  Pronunciation: ox-ee-THEE-ka per-fo-lee-AY-ta

  Common name: Roundleaf oxytheca
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Sandy or gravelly places, 2500'-6000', creosote
  bush scrub to pinyon-juniper woodland, Mojave Desert

  Blooming period: April to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Oxytheca
  2) perfoliata
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