Taxon  Report   6623    
Plantago patagonica  Jacq.
Patagonia plantain,  Woolly plantain
Plantago patagonica
© 2004 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, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plantago patagonica
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Plantago
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Shadscale Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Plantago patagonica var. breviscapa
PLANTS: Plantago spinulosa
PLANTS: Plantago purshii var. spinulosa
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More information about  Plantago patagonica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).