Latin name: Linanthus filiformis (Parry ex A. Gray)
  J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
  Pronunciation: lie-NAN-thus fil-i-FOR-mis

  Common name: Threadstem gilia
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Sandy, gravelly places, rocky canyon
  slopes or washes to 6000', creosote bush scrub to
  pinyon-juniper woodland, Mojave Desert

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Linanthus
  2) filiformis
  Formerly Gilia filiformis
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