Latin name: Mollugo cerviana (L.) Ser.
  Pronunciation: moll-OO-go ser-vee-AY-na
  Common name: Threadstem carpet-weed
  Family: Molluginaceae (Carpet-weed)
  Habitat: Seasonal pools, sandy washes, flats and
  slopes to 5000', San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mts,
  native to Old World
  Blooming period: September to March
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Mollugo
  (2) cerviana
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