OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Plantago indica   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Plantago arenaria   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Plantago indica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Plantago indica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Plantago psyllium

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 172-01-011:
Plantago psillium   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sand Plantain, Leafy-stemmed Plantain, Psyllium, Flaxseed Plantain


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image of Plantago indica, Sand Plantain, Leafy-stemmed Plantain, Psyllium, Flaxseed Plantain

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_plar6_001_lvd

        

image of Plantago indica, Sand Plantain, Leafy-stemmed Plantain, Psyllium, Flaxseed Plantain

Jan Haldeman    jhh_plantago_psyllium_inf

May    Dare County    NC

Densely flowered/fruited spike 0.8-1.8cm long; stamens & stigmas well-exserted, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Plantago indica, Sand Plantain, Leafy-stemmed Plantain, Psyllium, Flaxseed Plantain

Jan Haldeman    jhh_plantago_psyllium_l

May    Dare County    NC

Plant usually with opposite branches. Leaves opposite cauline, linear, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Plantago indica   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Plantago arenaria   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Plantago indica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Plantago indica

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Plantago psyllium

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 172-01-011:
Plantago psillium   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3517

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Waif(s)

Habitat: Disturbed areas; introduced from Eurasia, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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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