Latin name: Kickxia elatine (L.) Dumort.
  Pronunciation: KIK-see-a eh-LAT-in-ee

  Common name: Sharpleaf cancerwort
  Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
  Habitat: Naturalized in old fields, river bottoms,
  along dirt roads, San Diego to Santa Barbara,
  native to Europe

  Blooming period: June to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Kickxia
  2) elatine
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