Latin name: Oenothera suffrutescens (Ser.) W.L.
  Wagner & Hoch
  Pronunciation: ee-no-THEER-a suf-roo-TES-sens
  Common name: Scarlet gaura
  Family: Onagraceae (Evening primrose)
  Habitat: Dry slopes, generally limestone soils, joshua
  tree or pinyon-juniper woodland to 5000', desert mts
  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Oenothera
  (2) suffrutescens
  Formerly Gaura coccinea
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