Latin name: Layia platyglossa (Fischer & C. Meyer) A. Gray
Pronunciation: LAY-ee-a plat-i-GLOSS-a
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, Southwest, west edge Mojave Desert, Channel Islands
Blooming period: March to May
Name derivations: 1) Layia 2) platyglossa