Latin name: Psorothamnus spinosus (A. Gray) Barneby
  Pronunciation: soar-oh-THAM-nus spin-OH-sus

  Common name: Smoke tree
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Locally common in sandy washes to 1500',
  creosote bush scrub, both deserts

  Blooming period: June to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Psorothamnus
  2) spinosus
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