Plantago coronopus subsp. commutata (Guss.) Pilg.

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Peduncles stout, mostly 1.3–2.3 mm diam., usually shorter than or equal to leaves; flowers appressed to axis and closely imbricate; bracts acute or obtuse, mostly shorter than or equal to sepals; keel of anterior sepals much broader than membranous margins. Flowers spring and summer.

*CVU, *GipP, *Gold, *GGr, *LoM, *MuM, *NIS, *OtP, *VVP, *Wim. Also naturalized WA, SA, Qld, ACT, NSW, Tas. Native to Europe and western Asia. Scattered mostly in drier inland parts of western Victoria, often in disturbed sites on sandy soils.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1999). Plantaginaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-12-13
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Lamiales
genus Plantago
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Plantago coronopus subsp. commutata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Plantago coronopus subsp. commutata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present naturalised
Murray Mallee present introduced
Wimmera present introduced
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Gippsland Plain present introduced
Otway Plain present introduced
Goldfields present introduced
Central Victorian Uplands present introduced
Greater Grampians present introduced
Northern Inland Slopes present naturalised

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory