Calliandra eriophylla Fairyduster
SHRUB. A tough, low-growing shrub with pale blue-gray twigs and
tiny dark green pinnate leaves. Flowers (clouds of showy pink stamens)
appear in April, followed by stiff, upright seedpods. Common in a
variety of habitats, especially on mixed gravel slopes in desert upland
and desert grassland.
FAMILY: Fabaceae (Pea Family)