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Taxon: Plantago virginica L.

 
Genus: Plantago
Subgenus: Plantago
Family: Plantaginaceae
Tribe: Plantagineae
Nomen number: 28796
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:113. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • hoary plantain  (Source: F Missouri) - English
  • pale-seed plantain  (Source: F GPlains) - English
  • Virginia plantain  (Source: BSBI) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (found in fallow fields, open & waste ground)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota (s.e.), Illinois, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=3429), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Nuevo León]


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Michigan (natzd.?)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Canada (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Jamaica


References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  5. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  6. Huang, Q. Q. et al. 2009. Identifying the most noxious invasive plants in China: role of geographical origin, life form and means of introduction. Biodivers. & Conservation 18:305-316.
  7. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  8. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  9. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  10. Rahn, K. 1974. Plantago section Virginica: a taxonomic revision of a group of American plantains using experimental, taximetric and classical methods. Dansk Bot. Ark. 30(2):154-156.
  11. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: probably introduced
  12. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  13. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  14. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Plantaginaceae&GenusID=Plantago&SpeciesID=virginica target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Plantago virginica L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28796. Accessed 21 October 2019.