Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Plantago rugelii Decaisne. American Plantain, Broad-leaved Plantain, Blackseed Plantain, Rugel’s Plantain. Phen: May-Nov. Hab: Roadsides, lawns, disturbed areas. Dist: NB to ND, south to Panhandle FL and e. TX.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, Fl6, FNA17, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K3, K4, Mi, Mo3, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WH3, WV, Rosatti (1984); > Plantago rugelii var. asperula – K1; > Plantago rugelii var. rugelii – K1

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