Latin name: Calycoseris wrightii A. Gray
  Pronunciation: kal-i-KO-ser-is RITE-ee-eye

  Common name: White tackstem
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Desert washes and plains, gravelly slopes
  to 6000', creosote bush scrub, east Mojave Desert
  to Eureka Valley and Death Valley
  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Calycoseris
  2) wrightii
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