Latin name: Mentzelia longiloba (J. Darl.)
  Pronunciation: ment-ZEE-lee-a lon-ji-LO-ba

  Common name: Yerba amarilla
  Family: Loasaceae (Loasa)
  Habitat: Sandy creosote bush scrub to 2000', both
  deserts

  Blooming period: May to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Mentzelia
  2) longiloba
  Formerly Mentzelia multiflora var. longiloba
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