Latin name: Psorothamnus emoryi (A. Gray) Rydb.
Pronunciation: soar-oh-THAM-nus EM-or-ee-eye
Common name: Emory indigo bush
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Habitat: Dry open places below 2000', desert flats, washes, dunes, and creosote bush scrub from the southern edge of the Mojave Desert throughout the Colorado Desert
Blooming period: March to May
Name derivations: 1) Psorothamnus 2) emoryi