Latin name: Pholisma arenarium Hook.
  Pronunciation: fo-LIS-ma ar-en-AR-ee-um
  Common name: Scaly-stemmed sand plant
  Family: Boraginaceae (Lennoa)
  Habitat: Sandy soil, coastal dunes, chaparral,
  desert, to 6000', South Coast, Peninsular Ranges,
  deserts, UNCOMMON
  Blooming period: April to July, October
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Pholisma
  (2) arenarium
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