|Scientific Name||Plantago patagonica||USDA PLANTS Symbol||PLPA2|
|Common Name||Woolly Plantain||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||32907|
|Description||Habitat: Dry areas, grasslands.
Plant: Erect, hairy annual up to 8 inches tall.
Leaves: Numerous basal, narrow linear to linear-lanceolate leaves 1 to 6 inches long and 1/4-inch wide, distinctly 3-veined, somewhat fuzzy.
Inflorescence: Very hairy cylindrical spike 1 to 5 inches long atop a leafless hairy scape (peduncle or stalk) up to 8 inches long; dense cluster of small greenish-white flowers with 4 very small (less than 1/10-inch long) lobes or petals.
Fruit: Oblong capsules containing 1 or 2 brownish seeds.
Bloom Period: March to May.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston and SEINet.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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