Latin name: Acanthomintha ilicifolia (A. Gray) A.
  Gray
  Pronunciation: ak-an-tho-MIN-tha il-is-i-FO-lee-a

  Common name: San Diego thornmint
  Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)
  Habitat: Clay depressions on mesas and slopes,
  vernal pools, coastal sage scrub and chaparral,
  Otay Mesa, SW San Diego Co.

  Blooming period: April to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Acanthomintha
  2) ilicifolia
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