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
Name derivations: 1) Linanthus 2) filiformis