Latin name: Penstemon centranthifolius (Benth.) Benth.
  Pronunciation: PEN-ste-mon sen-tran-thi-FO-lee-us

  Common name: Scarlet bugler
  Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
  Habitat: Dry, open or wooded places, chaparral and
  oak woodland, disturbed places

  Blooming period: April to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Penstemon
  2) centranthifolius
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