Calflora
Taxon  Report   6615    
Plantago erecta  E. Morris
California plantain,  Dotseed plantain, Foothill plantain
Plantago erecta
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Plantago erecta
© 2008 Margo Bors
Plantago erecta
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Plantago erecta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plantago erecta
© 2018 Hector Borjas
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Plantago hookeriana
ICPN + PLANTS: Plantago erecta ssp. rigidior
PLANTS: Plantago hookeriana var. californica
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More information about  Plantago erecta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PLER3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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