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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plantago||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plantago eriopoda Torr.
Habit: Perennial herb, caudex stout, taproots 1--2; hairs generally 0 except peduncle. Leaf: 5--25 cm, oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic-ovate, tapered to wide petiole, minute-dentate or generally +- wavy. Inflorescence: generally 1--6, 10--55 cm including peduncle; spike 8--18 cm, narrow-cylindric, arched in age, loose near base; bract not exserted, +- = calyx, appressed to calyx, wide-ovate. Flower: corolla lobes spreading, +- 1 mm, lance-ovate. Seed: 2--4, +- 2 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Moist, alkaline places; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, n CaR; Distribution Outside California: to Canada, central United States. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Plantago erecta
Next taxon: Plantago lanceolata
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Plantago eriopoda, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38560, accessed on August 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 23, 2016.