Latin name: Thermopsis californica S. Watson
  var. argentata (E. Greene) C.J. Chen & B.L. Turner
  Pronunciation: ther-MOP-sis ka-li-FOR-ni-ka ar-jen-
  Common name: Silvery false-lupine
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Pine forests, open ridges to 5000', Ventura
  and Kern Cos., Mt. Pinos area, UNCOMMON
  Blooming period: May to June
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Thermopsis
  (2) californica  (3) argentata
  Formerly Thermopsis macrophylla var. argentata
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