Plantago hookeriana Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
California Plantain, Tallow Weed
Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family)
USDA Symbol: PLHO
The species of this plant is named for William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865), who was Director of Kew Gardens from 1841-1865. He wrote “Flora boreali-americana” and many other works. He was founder and editor of “Journal of Botany”.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Fruit: Dull brown
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
BibliographyBibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Plantago hookeriana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Plantago hookeriana in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-12-16
Research By: TWC Staff