Latin name: Heteromeles arbutifolia (Lindley)
  Roemer
  Pronunciation: het-er-OH-mi-lees ar-bew-ti-FO-lee-a (Some say het-er-oh-MEL-ees)

  Common name: Toyon
  Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
  Habitat: Semi-dry brushy slopes and canyons,
  chaparral, oak woodland, mixed evergreen forest
  to 4000'
  Blooming period: June to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Heteromeles
  2) arbutifolia
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