Latin name: Plagiobothrys canescens Benth. var. canescens
  Pronunciation:
pla-jee-oh-BAH-thris kan-ES-ens
  Common name: Valley popcorn flower
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Common in grasslands, woodlands and
  coastal scrub to 4000', cismontane So. Cal. and
  western Mojave Desert

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Plagiobothrys
  2) canescens
  Two vars. (canescens and catalinensis) in SoCal
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