Latin name: Triglochin scilloides (Poiret) Hauman
Pronunciation: try-GLOW-kin sil-OH-i-dees
Common name: Flowering quillwort
Family: Juncaginaceae (Arrow-grass)
Habitat: Muddy and marshy sometimes brackish places below 5000', vernal pools and freshwater marsh, South Coast, Peninsular Range, Otay Mesa
Blooming period: March to October
Name derivations: 1) Triglochin 2) scilloides
Formerly Lilaea scilloides