Latin name: Allophyllum gilioides (Benth.) A.D. Grant & V. Grant ssp. violaceum (A.A. Heller) A.G. Day
Pronunciation: al-oh-FIL-um gil-ee-OH-i-dees vi-oh-LAY-see-um
Common name: Violet false-gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Habitat: Sandy or gravelly places, pinyon-juniper woodland, yellow pine forest, 4000'-8500', mountains from San Diego County to Santa Barbara County
Blooming period: May to July
Name derivations: 1) Allophyllum 2) gilioides 3) violaceum