Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

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Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at http://wisflora.herbarium.wisc.edu/. Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Plantago lanceolata L. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Robert Bierman

Janice Stiefel
Family Plantaginaceae
Plantago lanceolata L.
English plantain, narrow-leaved plantain, plantain, ribgrass
Plantago: from Latin planta meaning "foot print"
lanceolata: lance-shaped
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
Town Range Maps
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual/biennial/perennial, 1 1/2'- 2' tall forb; fibrous roots
Flower: white, 4-parted, 1/8" long; inflorescence a 1"-3", very dense, oval to cylindrical, 1/3" thick spike; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:usually pointing upward, 4"-16" long, narrowly elliptical with a pointed tip, and 3 to several parallel veins
Habitat: disturbed sites, lawns
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
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Synonyms 
Plantago altissima auct. non L.
Plantago lanceolata L. var. angustifolia Poir.
Plantago lanceolata L. var. sphaerostachya Mert. & W.D.J.Koch

         
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