Latin name: Pedicularis densiflora Hook.
Pronunciation: ped-IK-yoo-lare-is den-si-FLOR-a
Common name: Warrior's plume
Family: Orobanchaceae (Broomrape)
Habitat: Dry chaparral, oak/pine or yellow-pine forest to 6000', Tehachapi and Santa Monica Mts, coastal and inland Southern California except for the deserts
Blooming period: March to May
Name derivations: 1) Pedicularis 2) densiflora