Latin name: Ericameria palmeri (A. Gray) H.M. Hall var. pachylepis (H.M. Hall) G. Nesom
Pronunciation: er-i-ka-MEER-ee-a PALM-er-eye pak-ee-LEP-is
Common name: Palmer's goldenbush
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Dry plains, coastal sage scrub and disturbed chaparral to 2500', South Coast, Channel Islands, West Transverse Range, western Sonora Desert
Blooming period: August to December
Name derivations: 1) Ericameria 2) palmeri 3) pachylepis