OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 9 taxa in the family Plantaginaceae, Plantain family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon Common Name: Heartleaf Plantain, King-root

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago cordata   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago cordata   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago cordata 172-01-001   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Aquatic or semi-aquatic in streambeds with outcrops of slate, limestone, or calcareous clay, and aquatic in tidal estuaries

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Plantain, White Man's Foot

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago major   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago major   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago major 172-01-002   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Lawns, roadsides, disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe /possibly native to northeast US

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Plantain, Broad-leaved Plantain, Blackseed Plantain, Red-stemmed Plantain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago rugelii   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Plantago rugelii var. rugelii   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago rugelii 172-01-003   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Roadsides, lawns, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia - the original distribution obscure

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: English Plantain, Buckhorn Plantain, Rib-grass

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago lanceolata   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago lanceolata   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago lanceolata 172-01-004   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Lawns, roadsides, disturbed areas

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bracted Plantain, Large-bracted Plantain, Buckhorn Plantain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago aristata   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago aristata   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago aristata 172-01-005   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Sandy and other barren soils, disturbed areas, especially dry, barren, exposed soil, such as clay soils denuded by bulldozing

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wright's Plantain

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Plantago wrightiana   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago wrightiana   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago hookeriana var. nuda 172-01-006   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Sandy, rocky, or gravelly prairies and open woodlands; eastwards in on roadsides, lawns, disturbed areas

Native: Southwest US & Mexico apparently, but original distribution ~ obscure

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Plantain, Southern Plantain, Paleseed Plantain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Plantago virginica   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago virginica   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago virginica 172-01-008   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Saline marshes, thin soils over rock, roadsides, lawns, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Many-seeded Plantain, Small Plantain, Slender Plantain

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Plantago heterophylla   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Plantago heterophylla   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago heterophylla 172-01-009   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sand Plantain, Leafy-stemmed Plantain

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Plantago indica   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Plantago arenaria   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Plantago psillium 172-01-011   FAMILY: Plantaginaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas; introduced from Eurasia

Non-native: Europe

 


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