Latin name: Bebbia juncea (Benth.) E. Greene var. aspera E. Greene
Pronunciation: BEB-ee-a JUN-see-a AS-per-a
Common name: Sweetbush
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Gravelly fans and rocky washes below 4000', creosote bush scrub in both deserts, also cismontane coastal sage scrub San Bernardino and south
Blooming period: April to July
Name derivations: 1) Bebbia 2) juncea 3) aspera