Latin name: Nemophila spatulata Coville
  Pronunciation: neh-MOF-i-la spat-yoo-LAY-ta

  Common name: Sierra nemophila
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Shady damp places, 4000'-10,000', montane
  coniferous forest, mountains of Riverside Co. north

  Blooming period: May to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Nemophila
  2) spatulata
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