Latin name: Cardionema ramosissimum (J.A.
  Weinm.) Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
  Pronunciation: kar-dee-oh-NEE-ma ra-mo-SI-si-mum

  Common name: Sandmat
  Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
  Habitat: Sandy places, coastal strand, coastal sage
  scrub, near the coast throughout California

  Blooming period: April to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Cardionema
  2) ramosissimum
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