Latin name: Spergularia rubra (L.) J. Presl & C. Presl.
  Pronunciation: sper-gew-LARE-ee-a ROO-bra
  Common name: Red sand-spurrey
  Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
  Habitat: Open forest, meadows, mud flats and
  disturbed areas below 8000', South Coast, Peninsular
  and Transverse Ranges, desert mountains
  Blooming period: Spring to fall, native to Asia and
  Mediterranean
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Spergularia
  2) rubra
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