Latin name: Uropappus lindleyi (DC.) Nutt.
  Pronunciation: yoor-oh-PAP-us LIND-lee-eye

  Common name: Silver puffs
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Open grasslands, woods, chaparral and in
  loose desert soils, many plant communities to 6000',
  cismontane and desert

  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Uropappus
  2) lindleyi
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