Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Plantago aristata Michaux. Buckhorn Plantain, Largebracted Plantain. Phen: Late Apr-Nov. Hab: Sandy and other barren soils, disturbed areas, especially dry, barren, exposed soil, such as clay soils denuded by bulldozing. Dist: The original distribution obscure; perhaps from OH west to NE, south to Panhandle FL and TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl6, FNA17, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Rosatti (1984)

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