[Wildflowers with 4 Petals West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

The Plantain Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

Plantaginaceae

Goosetongue Seaside Plantain, Seaside Plantain, Salt Marsh Plantain: Plantago maritima var. juncoides (Synonyms: Plantago juncoides, Plantago juncoides var. juncoides, Plantago maritima ssp. juncoides)

Seaside Plantain: Plantago maritima var. juncoides

Note: This family has flowers that appear to have 4 petals. However they have 5 petals with 2 of the petals joined (similar to the speedwells) so they appear to have 4 petals.

Water-starworts: The Genus Callitriche

Large-bracted Plantain, Bristly Plantain: Plantago aristata -

Cutleaf Plantain, Buck-horn Plantain: Plantago coronopus (Synonym: Plantago coronopus ssp. commutata) -

Slender Plantain, Prairie Plantain: Plantago elongata var. elongata (Synonym: Plantago bigelovii) -

Dwarf Plantain: Plantago erecta (Synonym: Plantago hookeriana) -

Redwool Plantain, Saline Plantain: Plantago eriopoda (Synonym: Plantago shastensis) -

English Plantain, Buckhorn Plantain, Narrowleaf Plantain: Plantago lanceolata -

Alaskan Plantain: Plantago macrocarpa -

Broad-leaved plantain, Common Plantain, Nippleseed, Great Plantain: Plantago major -

California Goose Tongue, California Seaside Plantain: Plantago maritima var. californica (Synonym: Plantago juncoides var. californica) -

Goosetongue Seaside Plantain, Seaside Plantain, Salt Marsh Plantain: Plantago maritima var. juncoides (Synonyms: Plantago juncoides, Plantago juncoides var. juncoides, Plantago maritima ssp. juncoides) -

Indian Wheat, Woolly Plantain: Plantago patagonica (Synonym: Plantago purshii) -

Sand Plantain: Plantago psyllium (Synonym: Plantago indica) -

Dwarf Plantain: Plantago pusilla -

Mexican Plantain: Plantago subnuda (Synonym: Plantago hirtella) -

Dwarf Plantain, Virginia Plantain: Plantago virginica -


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