Latin name: Rhododendron occidentale (Torrey &
  A. Gray) A. Gray

  Pronunciation:
ro-do-DEN-dron ok-si-den-TAY-lee
  Common name: Western azalea
  Family: Ericaceae (Heath)
  Habitat: Streambanks, 4500'-7500', Cuyamaca Mts to
  San Jacintos, Palomar Mountain

  Blooming period: April to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Rhododendron
  2) occidentale
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