Latin name: Madia exigua (Smith) A. Gray
  Pronunciation: MAD-ee-a ex-IG-yoo-a

  Common name: Threadstem madia
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Grasslands, dry open woodlands to 7500',
  throughout cismontane Southern California

  Blooming period: May to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Madia
  2) exigua
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