Latin name: Rigiopappus leptocladus A. Gray
  Pronunciation: rij-ee-oh-PAP-us lep-toe-KLAY-dus
  Common name: Wireweed
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Dry places to 7000', San Gabriels to Mt.
  Pinos
  Blooming period: April to June
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Rigiopappus
  2) leptocladus
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