Latin name: Boerhavia triquetra S. Watson var. intermedia (M.E. Jones) Spellenb.
Pronunciation: bore-HA-vee-a tri-KET-tra in-ter-ME-dee-a
Common name: Slender spiderling
Family: Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock)
Habitat: Dry washes and flats to 4000', creosote bush scrub, joshua tree woodland, Little San Bernardino Mts south and east, Anza-Borrego
Blooming period: August to October
Name derivations: 1) Boerhavia 2) triquetra 3) intermedia