Taxon  Report   6618 
Plantago lanceolata  L.
English plantain,  Narrow leaved plantain, Ribgrass, Ribwort
Plantago lanceolata , a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Plantago lanceolata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Plantago lanceolata
© 2009 Lee Dittmann
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Plantago
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Plantago altissima
PLANTS: Plantago lanceolata var. sphaerostachya
 Information about  Plantago lanceolata  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (PLLA)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 01, 2014).

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