Latin name: Ambrosia pumila (Nutt.) A. Gray
  Pronunciation: am-BRO-zee-a PEW-mil-a

  Common name: San Diego ambrosia
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Dry sunny places, roadsides, to 2000', valley
  grassland, sw San Diego County
  Blooming period: June to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Ambrosia  2) pumila
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