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Plantago aristata (Largebracted plantain)
Smith, R.W.

Plantago aristata

Plantago aristata Michx.

Largebracted Plantain, Buckthorn

Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family)

Synonym(s): Plantago aristata var. nuttallii, Plantago patagonica var. aristata

USDA Symbol: PLAR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), CAN (I)


From the Image Gallery

2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Stengl Biological Research Station - Smithville, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-0014 Collected 2006-05-09 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

USDA: Find Plantago aristata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Plantago aristata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Plantago aristata


Record Modified: 2018-01-04
Research By: TWC Staff

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