Latin name: Eriophyllum lanosum (A. Gray) A. Gray
  Pronunciation: er-ee-oh-FIL-um lan-OH-sum

  Common name: White easter bonnets
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Sandy desert soils to 3500', creosote bush
  scrub, eastern Mojave and Colorado Deserts

  Blooming period: February to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Eriophyllum
  2) lanosum
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