Latin name: Holodiscus discolor (Pursh) Maxim. var discolor
Pronunciation: ho-lo-DIS-kus DIS-ko-lor
Common name: Creambush, Ocean spray
Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
Habitat: Shaded woods and rocky places, moist woodland edges, chaparral, to 5000', Channel Islands, West Transverse Range, San Gabriel Mts
Blooming period: May to August
Name derivations: 1) Holodiscus 2) discolor