Latin name: Chilopsis linearis (Cav.) Sweet ssp. arcuata (Fosb.) Henrickson
Pronunciation: ky-LOP-sis lin-ee-AIR-is ar-kew-AY-ta
Common name: Desert willow
Family: Bignoniaceae (Bignonia)
Habitat: Sandy washes and watercourses of both deserts, and adjacent areas of the Transverse and Peninsular Ranges below 5000'
Blooming period: May to September
Name derivations: 1) Chilopsis 2) lnearis 3) arcuata