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Tweedy's Plantain - Plantago tweedyi


Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Perennial. Herbage succulent, glabrous, sparsely pubescent on the scapes, barely wooly on the caudex. Leaf blades lanceolate to oblanceolate, sometimes remotely crenate, 3–13 cm long. Inflorescence: scape 5–20 cm; spikes 2–10 cm long, cylindric; bracts deltoid, glabrous, 1–2 mm long. Flowers: sepals glabrous, 2–3 mm long; corolla lobes 0.5–1 mm long. Capsule 3–4 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
ID, MT south to AZ, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe, moist meadows; montane, lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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