Latin name: Bebbia juncea (Benth.) E. Greene var.
  aspera E. Greene
  Pronunciation: BEB-bee-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
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Bebbia  2) juncea
  3) aspera
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