Latin name: Krascheninnikovia lanata (Pursh)
  A.D.J. Meeuse & Smit
  Pronunciation: kras-chen-in-i-KO-vee-a la-NAY-ta

  Common name: Winterfat
  Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot)
  Habitat: Rocky to clay soils, flats, slopes and mesas,
  2000'-7000', creosote bush scrub to pinyon-juniper
  woodland, Mojave Desert

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:
  1) Krascheninnikovia  2) lanata
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