Plantago patagonica Jacq.
Family: Plantaginaceae
woolly plantain
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Arthur Meeks  
Etymology: Plantago: from Latin planta meaning "foot print"
Plants: erect, annual/perennial, 5"-10" tall, thinly hairy forb; taprooted
Leaves: mostly linear to 7" long, stalks flaring and papery at the sheathing base
Flowers: cream, 4-parted, tiny, 2-lobed; leaf-like, hairy, long bracts below the flowers, 4 stamens barely protruding; inflorescence a 1"-2 1/3" woolly, cylindrical spike; blooms June-Nov.
Habitat: dry; disturbed sites
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Arthur Meeks  
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Christopher Noll  
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Merel R. Black  
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Christopher Noll  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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