Plantago heterophylla Nuttall. Slender Plantain, Many-seeded Plantain, Small Plantain. Phen: Mar-May. Hab: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas. Dist: Se. VA and MO south to Panhandle FL and TX; adventive at scattered sites farther north (at least as far north as NY).
ID notes: Superficially similar to P. pusilla.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl6, FNA17, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NcTx, NY, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WH3, Bassett (1966), Rosatti (1984); = Plantago hybrida – GW2, Tx, (an older name but of uncertain application)