Calflora
Taxon  Report   6622    
Plantago ovata  Forssk.
Desert indianwheat,  Desert plantain, Woolly plantain
Plantago ovata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Plantago
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Plantago brunnea
PLANTS: Plantago fastigiata
PLANTS: Plantago gooddingii
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More information about  Plantago ovata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PLOV)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2019).