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Plantago helleri (Heller's plantain)
Stone, Robert L.

Plantago helleri

Plantago helleri Small

Heller's Plantain, Cedar Plantain

Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

14 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Pyxis
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Flowers are very small, off-white to greenish with a dark center.



From the National Organizations Directory

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

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0043 Collected May 4, 1990 in Bexar County by Lottie Millsaps
NPSOT 0362 Collected Apr 23, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1157 Collected 2008-05-20 in Lampasas County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-26
Research By: TWC Staff

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