Taxon  Report   6613 
Plantago elongata  Pursh
Annual coast plantago,  Coastal plantain, Long leaf plantain, Prairie plantain
Plantago elongata
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
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Plantago elongata
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Plantago elongata
© 2015 Keir Morse
Plantago elongata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plantago elongata
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Plantago
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Plantago californica
TJM2: Plantago bigelovii
TJM2: Plantago elongata ssp. pentasperma
More information about  Plantago elongata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2017).

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