Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Plantago wrightiana Decaisne. Wright's Plantain. 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

Syn: = Ar, Fl6, FNA17, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mo3, NcTx, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, Rosatti (1984); = Plantago hookeriana var. nuda – RAB, W

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie