Latin name: Ericameria nauseosa (Pall. ex Pursh) G.L. Nesom & G.I. Baird var. ceruminosa (Durand & Hilg.) G.L. Nesom & G.I. Baird
Pronunciation: er-ik-a-MEER-ee-a naw-zee-OH-sa ser-oo-min-OH-sa
Common name: Sharp-braxted rubber rabbitbrush
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Gravelly arroyos in creosote bush scrub and chaparral from 2000' to 5000', and along roadways in the Antelope Valley and the southern Mojave Desert from Tejon Pass to the Little San Bernardinos
Blooming period: August to October
Name derivations: 1) Ericameria 2) nauseosa 3) ceruminosa