General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Inflorescence Height: 12 to 18 inches (30-45cm)
Foliage Mound Height: 3 to 4 inches (7-10cm)
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Dynamic Accumulator: Ca (Calcium)
Mg (Magnesium)
S (Sulfur)
Fe (Iron)
Mn (Manganese)
Si (Silicon)

Common names
  • Prairie plantain

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Photo credit: Matt Lavin
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 19, 2013 8:02 AM concerning plant:
    Common names are prairie plantain and slender plantain. It is native to much of western North America, from British Columbia to California and as far east as Minnesota. Habitat is wet, such as vernal pools and wet meadows, including areas with saline and alkali soils, such as beaches.

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