Latin name: Leptosiphon ciliatus (Benth.) Jeps.
  Pronunciation: lep-toe-SY-fon sil-ee-AY-tus

  Common name: Whiskerbrush
  Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
  Habitat: Dry open places, 5000-7000', yellow pine
  forest, mountains from San Diego Co. to Ventura Co.
  and north

  Blooming period: April to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Leptosiphon
  2) ciliatus
  Formerly Linanthus ciliatus
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