Latin name: Phlox stansburyi (Torrey) A.A. Heller
  Pronunciation: FLOX STANS-bur-ee-eye

  Common name: Stansbury phlox
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Dry rocky areas to 9000', creosote bush and
  sagebrush scrub, pinyon-juniper woodland, mountains
  of eastern Mojave Desert
  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Phlox
  2) stansburyi
  Two vars. (brevifolia and stansburyi) in SoCal
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