Latin name: Ericameria laricifolia (A. Gray) Shinn.
  Pronunciation: er-ik-a-MER-ee-a lar-is-i-FO-lee-a

  Common name: Turpentine bush
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Rocky slopes 3500'-6500', creosote bush
  scrub, pinyon-juniper woodland, mountains of east
  Mojave Desert
  Blooming period: September to October
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Ericameria
  2) laricifolia
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