Kalmiopsis leachiana

The Kalmiopsis leachiana is one of five plants discovered by Lilla Leach during a botanizing expedition with her husband, John, to the Siskiyou Mountains in 1930. According to her own account, Lilla spied the plant on June 14 and recognized it was a type she had never seen before. The plant is only native to that particular area.  

Further Reading

Kalmiopsis leachiana Wiki page

Kalmiopsis leachiana: Survival in a land of extremes