Latin name: Aphanes occidentalis (Nutt.) Rydb.
  Pronunciation: AF-an-ees ok-si-den-TAY-lis

  Common name: Western lady's mantle
  Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
  Habitat: Valley grassland, wooded places and
  chaparral to 3000', Baja to Washington, Channel
  Islands

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Aphanes
  2) occidentalis
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