Latin name: Tricardia watsonii S. Watson
  Pronunciation: try-KAR-dee-a WAT-son-ee-eye

  Common name: Three-hearts
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Sandy or gravelly desert slopes and
  flats to 7000', creosote bush scrub, joshua tree
  and pinyon-juniper woodland, San Bernardino
  Mts, deserts
  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Tricardia
  2) watsonii
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