Taxon  Report   6623 
Plantago patagonica  Jacq.
Patagonia plantain,  Woolly plantain
Plantago patagonica
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Plantago patagonica
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Plantago patagonica
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Plantago patagonica, 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 patagonica
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Plantago
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Shadscale Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Chaparral
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Plantago patagonica var. breviscapa
PLANTS: Plantago spinulosa
PLANTS: Plantago purshii var. spinulosa
PLANTS: Plantago purshii var. picta
PLANTS: Plantago purshii var. oblonga
PLANTS: Plantago purshii var. breviscapa
PLANTS: Plantago picta
PLANTS: Plantago patagonica var. spinulosa
PLANTS: Plantago patagonica var. oblonga
PLANTS: Plantago patagonica var. gnaphalioides
PLANTS: Plantago wyomingensis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Plantago purshii
More information about  Plantago patagonica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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