Taxon  Report   6614    
Plantago elongata  Pursh  ssp. pentasperma  Bassett  
(no longer an active name)
Five seeded plantain,  Prairie plantain
Plantago elongata ssp. pentasperma, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Plantago
Parent: Plantago elongata
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Plantago elongata

NOTE: Plantago elongata ssp. pentasperma is no longer an active name.
More information about  Plantago elongata ssp. pentasperma
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Jun 19, 2019).