Latin name: Amaranthus torreyi (A. Gray) Benth.
  Pronunciation: am-ar-AN-thus TOR-ee-eye

  Common name: Torrey's amaranth
  Family: Amaranthaceae (Amaranthus)
  Habitat: Sandy flats, arroyos, 3500'-5000', Mojave
  Desert

  Blooming period: After late summer rains
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Amaranthus
  2) torreyi
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