Latin name: Crepis occidentalis Nutt.
  Pronunciation: KREP-is ok-si-den-TAY-lis
  Common name: Western hawksbeard
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Dry rocky and stony places, 4000'-8000',
  montane coniferous forest and sagebrush scrub, San
  Bernardino and Tehachapi Mts, West Transverse
  Range
  Blooming period: June to August
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Crepis
  (2) occidentalis
  Two vars. (occidentalis and pumila) in SoCal
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