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Plantago ovata - Desert plantain

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Plantago ovata Lifeform:
Annual herb
Family:
Plantaginaceae
Wetland:
unlikely (FACU)
  © 2004 James M. Andre

Related species:
Plantago ovata var. fastigiata
Plantago ovata var. insularis

Plant Communities:
Coastal Strand
Coastal Sage Scrub
Creosote Bush Scrub
Joshua Tree Woodland

Synonyms:
Plantago brunnea
Plantago fastigiata
Plantago gooddingii
Plantago insularis var. fastigiata
Plantago insularis var. scariosa
Plantago insularis
Plantago minima

Distribution

Counties:
Alameda
El Dorado
Fresno
Imperial
Inyo
Kings
Kern
Los Angeles
Madera
Merced
Monterey
Orange
Riverside
Santa Barbara
San Bernardino
San Benito
San Diego
San Joaquin
San Luis Obispo
Tuolumne
Ventura

Jepson Bioregions:
Desert Mountains
White and Inyo Mountains
Central Coast
SF Bay
South Coast Ranges
South Coast
Channel Islands
Transverse Ranges
Peninsular Ranges
Sierra Nevada East
Mojave Desert
Sonoran Desert