Latin name: Fagonia laevis Standley
  Pronunciation: fa-GO-nee-a LEE-vis

  Common name: Smooth-stemmed fagonia
  Family: Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
  Habitat: Dry rocky slopes mostly below 2000',
  creosote bush scrub, Colorado Desert, occasional
  in southern Mojave Desert

  Blooming period: March to May, November to
  January
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Fagonia
  2) laevis
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