Plantago maritima subspecies juncoides (Seaside plantain )
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Mary Jo Adams
This common native plant can be found on beaches, salt marshes, and rocky shore areas where it may sprout from the crevices of boulders. It reaches a height of 10 inches and has narrow fleshy leaves. In the Pacific Northwest, seaside plantain flowers from June to August. The range for this species is southern California to Alaska. It is also commonly known as sea plantain and goose tongue, and belongs to the plantain family.
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