Latin name: Brickellia californica (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray
Pronunciation: brik-EL-ee-a ka-li-FOR-ni-ka
Common name: California brickellbush
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Dry soils on slopes and in washes in chaparral and coastal sage scrub below 8000', mostly in cismontane areas of California but occasional on the desert
Blooming period: August to October
Name derivations: 1) Brickellia 2) californica