Latin name: Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) J.A. Schultes
Pronunciation: kole-ER-ee-a ma-KRAN-tha
Common name: Junegrass
Family: Poaceae (Grass)
Habitat: Dry open sites, clay to rocky soils, shrub- and woodland, coniferous forest, Transverse and Peninsular Ranges, mts of Mojave Desert, Santa Rosa and Santa Cruz Islands
Blooming period: May to July
Name derivations: 1) Koeleria 2) macrantha