Latin name: Tetradymia spinosa Hook. & Arn.
  Pronunciation: tet-ra-DIM-ee-a spy-NOH-sa

  Common name: Spiny horsebrush
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Dry slopes and flats, 3000'-7000', saltbush
  scrub, joshua tree and pinyon-juniper woodland
  Blooming period: April to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Tetradymia
  2) spinosa
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