Latin name: Phacelia brachyloba (Benth.) A. Gray
  Pronunciation: fa-SEEL-ee-a brak-ee-LO-ba

  Common name: Yellow-throated phacelia
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Dry sandy and disturbed places below 7000',
  burn areas, coastal sage scrub, chaparral

  Blooming period: May to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Phacelia
  2) brachyloba
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