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, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plantago elongata
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Plantago
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Plantago californica
ICPN: Plantago bigelovii
ICPN: Plantago elongata ssp. pentasperma
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More information about  Plantago elongata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).