Plantago eriopoda

Torrey

Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 2: 237. 1827.

Common names: Redwool plantain plantain à base velue
Synonyms: Plantago shastensis Greene
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 17. Treatment on page 286. Mentioned on page 284.

Perennials; caudex well developed, conspicuous, brown-woolly; roots taproots, thick. Stems 0–20 mm. Leaves (30–) 50–250 × (5–) 15–70 mm; blade lanceolate to elliptic, margins entire, veins conspicuous, laterals branching from base, surfaces glabrous or hairy. Scapes (40–) 50–300 mm, glabrous or hairy. Spikes brownish or greenish, (25–) 80–500 mm, loosely flowered, rachis visible between flowers; bracts broadly ovate, 2–2.5 mm, length 0.8–1.2 times sepals. Flowers: sepals 2–2.5 mm; corolla radially symmetric, lobes reflexed, 1–1.5 mm, base obtuse; stamens 4. Seeds 2–4, 2–2.5 mm. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering late spring–early summer.
Habitat: Moist meadows and prairies, wetlands, marshes, fens, ditches, stream banks, saline or alkaline soils.
Elevation: 0–2900 m.

Distribution

Alta., B.C., Man., N.W.T., Que., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Iowa, Minn., Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.Mex., N.Y., N.Dak., Oreg., S.Dak., Utah, Wyo., Mexico (Durango)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"-1.2timessepals" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

... more about "Plantago eriopoda"
Alexey Shipunov +
Torrey +
alternate +, opposite +, whorled +, helical +  and subopposite +
lanceolate;elliptic +
? (?) +, ? (?) +  and ? (?) +
cuplike +
conspicuous +
brown-woolly +
Redwool plantain +  and plantain à base velue +
ligulate +, unilabiate +, regular +, personate +  and bilabiate +
semitransparent +
Ovoid (?) +, Globular (?) +, Ellipsoid (?) +, Urceolate (?) +, Tubular (?) +, Cylindric (?) +, Less rotate (?) +  and Salverform (?) +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.W.T. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Iowa +, Minn. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, N.Dak. +, Oreg. +, S.Dak. +, Utah +, Wyo. +  and Mexico (Durango) +
drupe-like +
0–2900 m. +
curved +  and straight +
1 +  and 4 +
poricidal +, septicidal +, loculicidal +  and dehiscence +
ovoid +  and lanceoloid +
Moist meadows and prairies, wetlands, marshes, fens, ditches, stream banks, saline or alkaline soils. +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
persistent +  and deciduous +
50mm;250mm +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
toothed +  and entire +
axile +  and parietal +
basal +, apical +  and superior +
tenuinucellate +, unitegmic +  and hemitropous +
campylotropous +, hemianatropous +  and anatropous +
5 +  and 4 +
Flowering late spring–early summer. +
Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York +
minute +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
ascending +  and erect +
hairy +  and glabrous +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
distinct +
4 +  and 3 +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
greenish +  and brownish +
shiny +  and dull +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
climbing +  and scrambling +
sprawling +, creeping +  and prostrate +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
elongate +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Plantago shastensis +
Plantago eriopoda +
Plantago +
species +
gibbous +  and spurred +
hairy +  and glabrous +
conspicuous +
biennial +, perennial +  and annual +
6 +, 5 +  and 4 +