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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plantago||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plantago truncata Cham. & Schltdl. subsp. firma (Walp.) Pilg.
Habit: Annual; hairs long, fine. Leaf: 1--6 cm, narrowly oblanceolate, tapered to base, generally entire or teeth few, small. Inflorescence: 1--few, 3--7 cm including peduncle; spike 0.5--2.5 cm, axis generally not visible between flowers; bract not exserted, +- = calyx, lance-ovate. Flower: unisexual; corolla lobes erect in pistillate flowers, +- 2--3 mm, lanceolate, acute; stamens 0 or 4. Seed: 2, +- 1.8 mm.
Ecology: Moist meadows, ditches; Elevation: < 350 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SNF, ScV, n SnJV, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: native to Chile. Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Plantago subnuda
Next taxon: Plantago virginica
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Plantago truncata subsp. firma, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76833, accessed on October 21, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 21, 2016.