Latin name: Sagina decumbens (Elliott) Torr. & A.
  Gray ssp. occidentalis (S. Watson) G.E. Crow
  Pronunciation: sa-JIE-na de-KUM-bens ok-si-den-
  TAY-lis
  Common name: Western pearlwort
  Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
  Habitat: Dry streams, chaparral, grassy areas, vernal
  pools to 6000', South Coast, Channel Ids, Peninsular
  Range
  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Sagina
  2) decumbens 3) occidentalis
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