Latin name: Stephanomeria virgata Benth. ssp.
  pleurocarpa (E. Greene) Gottlieb
  Pronunciation: stef-an-oh-MEER-ee-a vir-GAY-ta
  plur-oh-KAR-pa

  Common name: Wand wirelettuce
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Dry open slopes to 7000', Peninsular
  Range

  Blooming period: July to October
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Stephanomeria
  2) virgata
3) pleurocarpa
  NOTE: Subspecies are of questionable validity  
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