Latin name: Eriophyllum ambiguum (A. Gray) A. Gray var.
  paleaceum (Brandegee) Ferris
  Pronunciation: er-ee-oh-FIL-um am-BIG-yoo-um

  Common name: Yellow-frocks
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Gravelly slopes and washes to 7500', creosote
  bush scrub to pinyon-juniper woodland, north and west
  Mojave Desert, variable

  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Eriophyllum
  2) ambiguum 3) paleaceum
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