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Plantago rugelii (Blackseed plantain)
Smith, R.W.

Plantago rugelii

Plantago rugelii Decne.

Blackseed plantain, Pale plantain

Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: plru

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)

The common Plantago rugelii can usually be distinguished by the purple bases of its leaf stalks.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FAC FACU FACU FAC FAC FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Plantago rugelii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Plantago rugelii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Plantago rugelii

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-07-31
Research By: TWC Staff

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