Seed Study - Plantago patagonica

Species: Plantago patagonica
Common name: wooly plantain, wooly indianwheat

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.

Last updated: October 20, 2018

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