Latin name: Artemisia tridentata Nutt. ssp. vaseyana (Rydb.) Beetle
Pronunciation: ar-tem-IS-ee-a try-den-TAY-ta vay-see-AY-na
Common name: Mountain sagebrush
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Dry slopes 5000'-9000', Transverse Range
Blooming period: September to November
Name derivations: 1) Artemisia 2) tridentata 3) vaseyana
NOTE: It is questionable whether ssp. tridentata and ssp. vaseyana are legitimately separate taxa.