Latin name: Stephanomeria exigua Nutt. ssp.
  coronaria (E. Greene) Gottlieb
  Pronunciation: stef-an-oh-MEER-ee-a ex-IG-yoo-a
  kor-on-AIR-ee-a

  Common name: Whiteplume wirelettuce
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Dry steppes, shrubby slopes to 8000',
  Tehachapis, Transverse Range, Channel Ids
  Blooming period: May to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Stephanomeria
  2) exigua  3) coronaria
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