Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Plantago lanceolata Linnaeus. English Plantain, Rib-grass, Narrowleaf Plantain. Phen: Apr-Nov. Hab: Lawns, roadsides, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = Ar, Bah, C, Fl6, FNA17, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Rosatti (1984); > Plantago lanceolata var. angustifolia – G; > Plantago lanceolata var. lanceolata – F, G; > Plantago lanceolata var. sphaerostachya – F, G

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
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