Latin name: Piperia transversa Suksd.
  Pronunciation: PI-purr-ee-a trans-VER-sa

  Common name: Royal rein orchid, Flat spurred piperia
  Family: Orchidaceae (Orchid)
  Habitat: Dry sites or shrublands, scrub oak woodland, mixed evergreen and coniferous forest to 7500', Transverse Range,
  Peninsular Range, Palomar State Park

  Blooming period: May to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Piperia
  2) transversa
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