|Scientific Name||Plantago wrightiana||USDA PLANTS Symbol||PLWR|
|Common Name||Wright's Plantain||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||32896|
|Description||Habitat: Sandy, gravelly or rocky soils of the Edwards Plateau.
Plant: Erect annual up to 17 inches tall.
Leaves: Numerous dark green, basal leaves without petioles; narrow linear to lanceolate blades, 2 to 9 inches long, smooth to very slightly hairy, smooth edges.
Inflorence: Spike from less than an inch to almost 3 inches long, with of many small flowers, and supported on a hairy peduncle (stalk) 3-1/2 to 9 inches long.
Fruit: Capsules containing light to dark brown seeds.
Bloom Period: April to June.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston and SEINet.
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