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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plantago||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plantago pusilla Nutt.
Habit: Annual; hairs 0 or sparse. Leaf: 1--10 cm, thread-like, generally entire. Inflorescence: 1--many, 2--19 cm including peduncle; spike 0.5--8 cm, slender, +- loose, axis generally at least partially visible between flowers; bract not exserted, +- = calyx, lanceolate. Flower: corolla lobes generally erect, +- 0.5 mm, lanceolate, acute; stamens 2. Seed: 4, 0.7--1.8 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=12.
Ecology: Sandy substrates; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnJV, SCo (San Diego Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to eastern United States. Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Plantago patagonica
Next taxon: Plantago rhodosperma
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Plantago pusilla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38600, accessed on December 02, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 02, 2016.