Latin name: Rumex hymenosepalus Torrey
  Pronunciation: ROO-mex hy-men-oh-SEE-pal-us

  Common name: Wild-rhubarb
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Dry sandy places below 5000', coastal
  sage scrub, valley grassland, chaparral, joshua tree
  woodland, creosote bush scrub

  Blooming period: January to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Rumex
  2) hymenosepalus
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