Plantago lanceolata L.
FamilyPlantaginaceae — APG family: Plantaginaceae
Common nameribgrass
DescriptionPlant with stout, erect caudex and fibrous roots; leaves lanceolate to lanceolate- oblong, remotely denticulate; scape sulcate; spike dense, at first ovoid-conic, in fruit short-cylindric; bracts scarious, broadly ovate, with caudate-acuminate tip, erose-undulate in margin; anterior sepals connate; corolla lobes yellowish-brown; stamens conspicuously exserted; capsule with 1-2 seeds.
EcologyWaste places; introduced. Described from Europe.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.