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PlantFiles: Prairie Indian Plantain, Tuberous Indian Plantain
Cacalia plantaginea

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cacalia (ka-KAL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: plantaginea (plan-tuh-JIN-ee-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Cacalia tuberosa

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral frostweed On Feb 15, 2007, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Prairie Indian Plantain, Tuberous Indian Plantain Cacalia plantaginea is Native to Texas and other States.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Celina, Texas
Dalworthington Gardens, Texas



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