Latin name: Spergularia bocconi (Scheele) Merino
Pronunciation: sper-gew-LARE-ee-a bo-KONE-eye
Common name: Boccone's sand-spurrey
Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Habitat: Salt marshes, beach dunes and alkaline places, sandy soils, southern Channel Islands, Santa Rosa Plateau, naturalized from southwest Europe and the Mediterranean
Blooming period: April to September
Name derivations: 1) Spergularia 2) bocconi
Formerly Spergularia bocconei