Latin name: Monolopia lanceolata Nutt.
Pronunciation: mon-oh-LO-pee-a lan-see-oh-LAY-ta
Common name: Common hillside daisy
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Grasslands, bare clay soils, open chaparral, woodlands to 5000', southern Sierra Nevada foothills, Tehachapis, San Joaquin Valley, South Coast, West Transverse Range, San Gabriels, northwest Peninsular Range, west edge Mojave Desert
Blooming period: February to June
Name derivations: 1) Monolopia 2) lanceolata