Latin name: Abronia turbinata S. Watson
Pronunciation: ab-ROE-nee-a tur-bin-AY-ta
Common name: White sand-verbena
Family: Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock)
Habitat: Sandy areas in creosote bush scrub or pinyon-juniper woodland at elevations of 4000' to 8000', ranging from the Mt. Pinos region north to Oregon and Nevada, West Transverse Range, Mojave Desert
Blooming period: May to July
Name derivations: 1) Abronia 2) turbinata