Latin name: Krameria bicolor S. Watson
Pronunciation: kray-MARE-ee-a BYE-kol-or
Common name: White rhatany
Family: Krameriaceae (Rhatany)
Habitat: Dry sandy or rocky places to about 4000' in the Colorado and southern Mojave Deserts
Blooming period: April to May
Name derivations: 1) Krameria 2) bicolor
NOTE: The name rhatany was first recorded in 1800–10 and is derived from New Latin rhatania, from American Spanish rataña, of Quechua origin.