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Plantago ovata
Synonyms:

Common Name(s): Blond psyllium
Family: Plantaginaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Invasiveness:
Growing Days: 119 to 130 (days)
Temperature:
Opt.Max=84° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    
Precipitation:
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH:
Soil Texture/Type: Loam
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Comments:
Pre-harvest rainfall results in shattering.
Diseases:
Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Uses:
Additive - thickener, Medicinal - folklore, Additive - stabilizer
Woodiness:
Herbaceous
Climate:
Subtropical-dry summe, tropical-wet, subtropical-dry winter
Geographical Origin:
Western Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Also cultivated
 
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