Latin name: Pholisma sonorae (A. Gray) G.
  Yatskievych
  Pronunciation: fo-LIS-ma so-NOR-ee
  Common name: Sand food
  Family: Boraginaceae (Lennoa)
  Habitat: Sand dunes and other sandy areas at low
  elevations, southeast Imperial Co., RARE
  Blooming period: April to May
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Pholisma
  (2) sonorae
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