Latin name: Loeseliastrum schottii (Torrey) S. Timbrook
  Pronunciation: lee-sel-ee-AS-trum SHOT-ee-eye

  Common name: Schott's calico
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Dry gravelly or sandy places to 5000', creosote
  bush scrub, joshua tree woodland

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Loeseliastrum
  2) schottii
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