Latin name: Silene multinervia S. Watson
Pronunciation: sy-LEE-nee mul-tee-NER-vee-a
Common name: Many-nerved catchfly
Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Habitat: Chaparral, disturbed places, burns, to 3000', San Diego Co. and north
Blooming period: April to May
Name derivations: 1) Silene 2) multinervia
NOTE: May be the similar introduced S. coniflora with which it is considered by some to be synonymous