Latin name: Quercus wislizeni A. DC. var. frutescens Engelm.
Pronunciation: KWER-kus wis-liz-EN-ee froo-TES-ens
Common name: Shrubby interior live oak
Family: Fagaceae (Oak)
Habitat: Valleys and slopes, interior canyons, chaparral and foothill woodland to about 5000'
Blooming period: March to May
Name derivations: 1) Quercus 2) wislizeni 3) frutescens
NOTE: I am skeptical of the distinction between var. wislizenii and var. frutescens. It may be that they are just different life stages of a single species.