Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05812 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Plantago lanceolata L.
Common name   narrow-leaf plantain
Donna M. Barnes   771  
   with R. Jolley
Coll. Date 05 June 2001 
United States
Wasatch County
Locality Bench Creek Road, near South Fork of Provo River;
     Elev.: 7168 ft. (2185 m.)
Habitat Notes meadow in aspen community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 32'  59" N, 111° 11'  17" W
Township Range T3S R7E Sec. 19  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Plantago lanceolata L.

     Plantago altissima auct. non L.
     Plantago lanceolata var. sphaerostachya Mert. & Koch

Common Name(s): buckhorn plantain, English plantain, lanceleaf Indianwheat, lanceleaf plantain, narrowleaf plantain, ribgrass, ribwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=32874, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Plantaginales
                                Family: Plantaginaceae
                                    Genus: Plantago
                                        Species: Plantago lanceolata


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05812s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04358s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05332s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12370s1.jpg 
specimen image: 12371s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05330 Allium brandegeei      "Brandegee's wild onion" same section
05307 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" same section
07334 Antennaria microphylla      "little-leaf pussytoes" 1.6 mi. SW
05804 Barbarea orthoceras      "American yellowrocket" same section
05808 Camassia quamash      "camas" same section
07323 Camissonia breviflora      "few-flowered suncup" 1.6 mi. SW
05805 Carex foetida  var. vernacula  same section
07335 Carex illota      "sheep sedge" 1.6 mi. SW
07321 Chenopodium glaucum  var. salinum  1.6 mi. SW
05811 Dichelostemma pulchellum      "bluedicks" same section
05322 Draba albertina      "alpine whitlow-cress" same section
07150 Epilobium hornemannii  var. hornemannii   "Hornemann's willowherb" 1.6 mi. SW
05817 Eriogonum racemosum  var. racemosum   "redroot wild buckwheat" same section
07151 Gnaphalium exilifolium      "slender cudweed" 1.6 mi. SW
07038 Gnaphalium palustre      "western marsh cudweed" 1.6 mi. SW
05331 Hordeum brachyantherum  subsp. brachyantherum   "meadow barley" same section
05809 Juncus confusus      "Colorado rush" same section
05306 Lathyrus pauciflorus      "few-flowered pea" same section
05810 Lepidium campestre      "field pepperwort" same section
07324 Lupinus argenteus  var. argenteus   "silvery lupine" 1.6 mi. SW
05818 Lupinus lepidus  var. utahensis  same section
07517 Lupinus lepidus  var. utahensis  1.6 mi. SW
05820 Microseris nutans      "nodding silverpuffs" same section
05844 Myosurus minimus      "tiny mousetail" same section
07336 Myriophyllum sibiricum      "shortspike watermilfoil" 1.6 mi. SW
05815 Plagiobothrys scouleri      "Scouler's popcornflower" same section
05332 Plantago lanceolata      "narrow-leaf plantain" same section
07333 Potentilla biennis      "biennial cinquefoil" 1.6 mi. SW
05333 Potentilla gracilis  var. pulcherrima   "beautiful cinquefoil" same section
07320 Rorippa curvipes  var. curvipes   "bluntleaf yellowcress" 1.6 mi. SW
05308 Rorippa palustris  var. glabra  same section
05319 Salix lucida  subsp. caudata   "greenleaf willow" same section
07322 Solidago nana      "dwarf goldenrod" 1.6 mi. SW
05813 Valeriana edulis      "tobacco root" same section
05816 Valeriana occidentalis      "western valerian" same section
05814 Viola nephrophylla      "northern bog violet" same section
05807 Wyethia amplexicaulis      "mule's ears" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Herd Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 626 ft. W   Woodland 
Oakcrest Camp (Locale) Wasatch County, UT 0.8 mi. E 7077  Woodland 
Rileys Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Woodland 
Bench Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Woodland 
Left Fork Rileys Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 1.4 mi. N   Woodland 
Potters Knoll (Summit) Wasatch County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 8258  Woodland 
South Bench Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 1.7 mi. S   Heber Mountain 
Svedes Canyon (Valley) Summit County, UT 2 mi. N   Woodland 
Red Pine Creek (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Woodland 
Woodland Cemetery (Cemetery) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 6890  Woodland 
Little South Fork Provo River (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.1 mi. E   Heber Mountain 
Camp Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.8 mi. S   Heber Mountain 
Cedar Hollow (Valley) Summit County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Woodland 
Pine Valley (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 2.4 mi. E   Soapstone Basin 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Summit County, UT 3 mi. NW 6726  Woodland 
Woodland (Populated Place) Summit County, UT 3 mi. NW 6752  Woodland 
South Fork Provo River (Stream) Wasatch County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Wolf Creek Summit 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Heber Mountain 
Willow Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 3.1 mi. E   Woodland 
Bear Hollow (Valley) Wasatch County, UT 4.2 mi. S   Heber Mountain 


Taxon Links for species Plantago lanceolata  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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