Latin name: Cryptantha microstachys (A. Gray)
  E. Greene
  Pronunciation: kryp-TAN-tha my-kro-STAY-kis

  Common name: Tejon cryptantha
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Dry openings in chaparral, foothill wood-
  land to 4000', San Diego Co. to central California

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Cryptantha
  2) microstachys
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