Latin name: Aristida purpurea Nutt. var. nealleyi
  (Vasey) K.W. Allred
  Pronunciation: ar-RIS-ti-da per-PER-ee-a NEE-
  lee-eye

  Common name: Nealley three-awn
  Family: Poaceae (Grass)
  Habitat: Dry places to 4000', creosote bush scrub,
  both deserts, Peninsular Range, San Bernardino
  Mts
  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Aristida
  2) purpurea  3) nealleyi
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