Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1100

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe /possibly native to northeast US
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in lawns, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4-lobed corolla
4 well exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule dehiscing circumscissily

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

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 (1968) 172-01-002:
Plantago major   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Plantain, White Man's Foot