Latin name: Amsinckia menziesii (Lehm.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Pronunciation: am-SINK-see-a MING-is-ee-eye
Common name: Small-flowered fiddleneck
Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
Habitat: Shady and open disturbed areas near forest and woodland edges to 5000', California Floristic Province
Blooming period: May to July
Name derivations: 1) Amsinckia 2) menziesii
NOTE: Pronunciation based on original Scottish pronunciation of the name Menzies. If you don't choose to pronounce it this way, it would be MEN-zeez-ee-eye.