Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Arnoglossum plantagineum Raf. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Mark Mittelstadt

Merel R. Black
Family Asteraceae
Arnoglossum plantagineum Raf.
prairie Indian-plantain
Arnoglossum: Greek for arnos, "lamb" and glossum for "tongue"
plantagineum: resembling a plantain
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Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Threatened
Plant: erect, perennial, 2'-5' tall forb; angled stems marked by fine, mostly parallel lines
Flower: head white to cream, cylindrical; inflorescence a 6" flat-topped umbel; blooms July-Aug.
Leaf:oval basal leaves, upper leaves somewhat lobed; parallel-veined, thick and firm, often eaten by insects
Habitat: wet to moderate moisture; meadows, prairies, bogs; in limy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Cacalia paniculata Raf.
Cacalia plantaginea (Raf.) Shinners
Cacalia pteranthes Raf.
Cacalia tuberosa Nutt.
Mesadenia tuberosa (Nutt.) Britton

         
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