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Saline Plantain - Plantago eriopoda


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Perennial. Herbage succulent, glabrous to sparsely villous; caudex brown-wooly. Leaf blades oblanceolate to elliptic, 3–20 cm long. Inflorescence: scape 4–25 cm; spikes 3–20 cm long, narrowly cylindric; bracts glabrous, 2–3 mm long. Flowers: sepals glabrous; corolla lobes 1–2 mm long. Capsule 3–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
YT to MN, south to CA, NV, UT, WY and NE (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 8

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Habitat
Fine-textured, moist, saline or alkaline soil, often around wetlands, streams; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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