Seed Study - Plantago patagonica
Species: Plantago patagonica
Seedling identification: Long narrow, wooly, strap-like leaves come from a rosette.
Plantago patagonica – wooly plantain
Average number of good seeds per gram bulk matter: n.m.
Average number of good seeds per gram cleaned: 1392
Commercial estimates of seeds per gram: n.a.
Percent seed: n.m.
Percent live: n.m.
Collection dates: July 12 and 13; August 18
Collection effort: 2.8 grams in 4 person hours
Collection notes: Not common but each plant produces a lot of seed.
Cleaning notes: Clean seed measurement was basically pure seed but a few with calyx still attached.
Did You Know?
Winds caused by changes in barometric pressure are what give Wind Cave its name. These winds have been measured at the cave's walk-in entrance at over 70 mph. The winds at the natural entrance of the cave attracted the attention of Native Americans and early settlers.