Arnoglossum atriplicifolium
(pale Indian plantain)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Sally and Andy Wasowski, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional Species:

Cacalia suaveolens (false Indian plantain) is native to Iowa, adapted to similar garden conditions

Height: – 72 inches


Spread:  36 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
will self-seed under good growing conditions; significant bee attractor


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
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Plant Form

upright

Foliage

thick, leathery, coarsely toothed basal leaves; stems and lower leaf surfaces covered with whitish bloom

Flowers

tiny, white, tubular-shaped, in flat-topped clusters; August-September

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