Latin name: Chorizanthe xanti (S. Watson) var. xanti
  Pronunciation: kor-i-ZAN-the ZAN-tee
  Common name: Xantus' spineflower
  Family: Polygonaceae (Buckwheat)
  Habitat: Dry slopes and washes to 6000', pinyon-
  juniper. foothill and joshua tree woodland, Kern Co.
  to San Bernardino Mts
  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Chorizanthe
  2) xanti
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