Latin name: Montia chamissoi (Sprengel) E. Greene
  Pronunciation: MON-tee-a SHAM-i-soy

  Common name: Toad lily
  Family: Montiaceae (Montia)
  Habitat: Wet or loamy soil, seeps, wet meadows,
  Transverse and Peninsular Ranges
  Blooming period: June to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Montia
  2) chamissoi
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