Plantago wrightiana Decaisne. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Sandy, rocky, or gravelly prairies and open woodlands; eastwards in on roadsides, lawns, disturbed areas. Dist: Apparently native of sc. and sw. United States and n. Mexico, but the original distribution somewhat obscure. Now extending east to VA, NC, SC, GA, and FL.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, Fl6, FNA17, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, Rosatti (1984); = n/a – C; = Plantago hookeriana Fisch. & C.A.Mey. var. nuda (A.Gray) Poe – RAB, W; < Plantago hookeriana Fisch. & C.A.Mey. – Mex