Hairy Plantain - Plantago canescens
Perennial. Herbage villous. Leaf blades lanceolate 2–8 cm long. Inflorescence: scape 5–15 cm; spike 2–6 cm long, cylindrical; bracts ca. 2 mm long, glabrous to ciliate. Flowers: sepals ovate, ca. 2 mm long; corolla lobes 1.5–2 mm long. Capsules 2–3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
AK to BC, AB, MT; Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus pensylvanicus
(Colla and Dumesh 2010).
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- Colla, S.R. and S. Dumesh. 2010. The bumble bees of southern Ontario: notes on natural history and distribution. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 141: 39-68.
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.