Latin name: Eriogonum kennedyi S. Watson var.
  austromontanum Munz & I.M. Johnston
  Pronunciation: er-ee-OG-an-um KEN-ed-ee-eye
  aw-stro-mon-TAY-num

  Common name: Southern mountain buckwheat
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Dry stony slopes, open places in yellow
  pine forest, 6000'-6500', Mt. Pinos and Bear
  Valley (San Bernardino Mts), RARE

  Blooming period: July to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Eriogonum
  2) kennedyi
 3) austromontanum
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