San Diego Viguiera
TJM1: Viguiera laciniata.
Family: Asteraceae (radiate) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: torhleaf goldeneye.
Generic common name: GOLDENEYE.
Malibu Creek State Park: near the Backbone Trail parking lot on Corral Canyon Road, chaparral, May 2010.
Characteristics: Native, Yellow, Large, Solitary, Simple, Woody, Perennial, Early Spring, Late Spring, Summer.
A California native used in landscaping, probably not native to the Santa Monica Mountains, and this likely a horticultural form.