Latin name: Senecio flaccidus Less. var. douglasii (DC.) B. Turner & T. Barkley
Pronunciation: sen-EE-see-oh FLAK-si-dus dug-LAS-ee-eye
Common name: Bush senecio
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Gravelly washes and dry creek beds, and along roads and trails in coastal sage scrub and chaparral, mostly away from the coast but below 6000'
Blooming period: June to October
Name derivations: 1) Senecio 2) flaccidus 3) douglasii