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Littorella unifloraAmerican Shoreweed 
Plantago aristataLargebracted Plantain
Plantago cordataHeartleaf Plantain
Heart-leaved Plantain
Water Plantain
Plantago elongataPrairie Plantain 
Plantago erectaDotseed Plantain
California Plantain
Foothill Plantain
Plantago helleriHeller's Plantain
Cedar Plantain
Plantago heterophyllaSlender Plantain 
Plantago hookerianaCalifornia Plantain
Tallow Weed
Plantago macrocarpaSeashore Plantain 
Plantago maritimaGoose Tongue 
Plantago maritima var. juncoidesGoose Tongue 
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General Appearance


Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
 Dry - no signs of moisture
 Moist - looks & feels damp
 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
 Jan  Feb  Mar
 Apr  May  Jun
 Jul  Aug  Sep
 Oct  Nov  Dec
Bloom Color
 White  Red  Pink
 Orange  Yellow  Green
 Blue  Purple  Violet
 Brown  Black

Height (in feet)
 0-1  1-3  3-6  6-12
 12-36  36-72  72-100
 More than 100

Leaf Arrangement

Leaf Retention