Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1102

Forb
Winter annual
Often dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
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:
Spring/Summer
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4-lobed corolla
4 well exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
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 virginica   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Plantago virginica   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 172-01-008:
Plantago virginica   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Virginia Plantain, Southern Plantain, Paleseed Plantain