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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"In the South and East, some of the worst offenders... include several honeysuckle species, the Melaleuca paperbark tree, autumn olive, privet, multiflora rose, kudzu, lantana, buckthorn, oriental bittersweet, purple loosestrife, Japanese stiltgrass, Norway maple, burning bush, English ivy, Japanese knotweed, Bradford pear, empress tree, Japanese barberry, wisteria, and mile-a-minute weed. These and many more invasive plants were introduced to this country by well-meaning horticulturists looking for exciting new species to sell in the garden trade." — Douglas W. Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home