Latin name: Layia platyglossa (Fischer & C. Meyer)
  A. Gray
  Pronunciation: LAY-ee-a pla-tee-GLOSS-sa

  Common name: Yellow tidy tips
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Common in many plant habitats to 6000',
  grassy slopes and openings in coastal sage scrub,
  grasslands and chaparral, coastal plains, Channel
  Islands

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Layia
  2) platyglossa
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