Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1101

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia - the original distribution obscure
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on roadsides, in lawns, 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 rugelii   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Plantago rugelii var. rugelii   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 172-01-003:
Plantago rugelii   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Plantago rugelii var. asperula

 

COMMON NAME:
American Plantain, Broad-leaved Plantain, Blackseed Plantain, Red-stemmed Plantain