Latin name: Sanicula tuberosa Torrey
  Pronunciation: san-IK-yoo-la too-ber-OH-sa

  Common name: Turkey pea
  Family: Apiaceae (Carrot)
  Habitat: Open to wooded places, gravelly meadows,
  chaparral, southern oak woodland, pine forests to 8000'

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Sanicula
  2) tuberosa
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