Latin name: Euphorbia terracina L.
Pronunciation: yoo-FOR-bee-a ter-a-SEE-na
Common name: Terracina spurge, Geraldton carnation weed
Family: Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Habitat: Beach margins, roadsides, open slopes at quite low elevations, becoming established in coastal regions from Malibu to Palos Verdes, native to the Mediterranean
Blooming period: March to July
Name derivations: 1) Euphorbia 2) terracina