Latin name: Aristida adscensionis L.
  Pronunciation: ar-IS-ti-da ad-sen-see-OWN-is

  Common name: Three-awn
  Family: Poaceae (Grass)
  Habitat: Dry open places, rocky hillsides below
  3500', creosote bush scrub, coastal sage scrub,
  deserts

  Blooming period: February to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Aristida
  2) adscensionis
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