Latin name: Hesperocallis undulata A. Gray
Pronunciation: hes-per-oh-KAL-is un-dew-LAY-ta
Common name: Desert lily
Family: Agavaceae (Agave)
Habitat: Common on sandy flats and mesas of creosote bush scrub and joshua tree woodland of the south and west Mojave Desert below 5000', but may also be found in the Colorado Desert
Blooming period: April to May
Name derivations: 1) Hesperocallis 2) undulata