Latin name: Gilia diegensis (Munz) A.D. Grant &
  V. Grant
  Pronunciation: JEE-lee-a dee-ay-GEN-sis

  Common name: San Diego gilia
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Sandy areas, open forests and shrublands
  below 7000', coastal sage scrub, chaparral, San
  Gabriel and San Bernardino Mts, Peninsular Range,
  Cuyamaca and Laguna Mts

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