Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Heartleaf Plantain, King-root
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago cordata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago cordata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago cordata 172-01-001

Spikes on scapes from plant base, the inflorescences often 1 meter in height, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Plantain, White Man's Foot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago major
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago major
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago major 172-01-002

Scape solid, terete, erect. Spike 4-22cm long, dense in flower and fruit, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Plantain, Broad-leaved Plantain, Blackseed Plantain, Red-stemmed Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago rugelii
GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database: Plantago rugelii var. rugelii
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago rugelii 172-01-003

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database Plantago rugelii var. asperula


Flowers in a dense spike, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: English Plantain, Buckhorn Plantain, Rib-grass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago lanceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago lanceolata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago lanceolata 172-01-004

Stamens & stigmas well-exserted; stamens mature before the stigmas, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bracted Plantain, Large-bracted Plantain, Buckhorn Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago aristata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago aristata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago aristata 172-01-005

Linear floral bracts to 1" long extend well past the flowers, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.


camera icon Common Name: Wright's Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Plantago wrightiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago wrightiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago hookeriana var. nuda 172-01-006

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America Plantago wrightiana


Bracts 0.5-1x long as calyx [vs. longer bracts of P. aristata 8-30mm long], per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Plantain, Southern Plantain, Paleseed Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago virginica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago virginica 172-01-008

Upper part of the rachis hidden by flowers or fruit, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Many-seeded Plantain, Small Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Plantago heterophylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago heterophylla
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago heterophylla 172-01-009

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981) Plantago hybrida

SYNONYMOUS WITH Plantago heterophylla


Calyx lobes hyaline margined, equal to or slightly shorter than bracts, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon Common Name: Sand Plantain, Leafy-stemmed Plantain
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago psyllium
(?) PLANTS National Database: Plantago arenaria
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Plantago psillium 172-01-011

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999) Plantago psyllium


Densely flowered/fruited spike 0.8-1.8cm long; stamens & stigmas well-exserted, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


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