Latin name: Cryptantha oxygona (A. Gray) Greene
  Pronunciation: kryp-TAN-tha ox-ee-GONE-a
  Common name: Sharpnut cryptantha
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Gravelly slopes and washes, foothill woodland to   pinyon-juniper woodland, occasionally desert, Tehachapis, SW,   western Mojave Desert
  Blooming period: March to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:
  (1) Cryptantha (2) oxygona
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