Taxon  Report   6626 
Plantago subnuda  Pilger
Mexican plantain,  Naked plantain, Tall coastal plantain
Plantago subnuda
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Plantago subnuda
© 2010 Margo Bors
Plantago subnuda, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plantago subnuda
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Plantago
Coastal Salt Marsh, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Prairie, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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XWALK: Plantago hirtella var. galeottiana
XWALK: Plantago hirtella
More information about  Plantago subnuda
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Apr 30, 2017).

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