Plantago pusilla

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPlantaginaceae
Family (Traditional)Plantaginaceae
GenusPlantago
SpeciesPlantago pusilla Nutt.
Common NameDwarf plantain
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 1.9
C value 2
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Plantago elongata Plantago elongata Pursh
Plantago elongata var. elongata Plantago elongata var. elongata
Plantago hybrida Plantago hybrida Bart.
Plantago pusilla Plantago pusilla Nutt.
Plantago pusilla var. major Plantago pusilla var. major Engelm.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Crittenden (KY), Jefferson (KY), Livingston (KY), Lyon (KY), McCreary (KY), Simpson (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Cannon (TN), Coffee (TN), Fayette (TN), Grainger (TN), Haywood (TN), Knox (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Lawrence (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1969 - 2006

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100755691 Shelby Tennessee 27 Apr 1969 Elizabeth M. Browne
69B15.5
EKY
Plantago pusilla
31234100557840 Livingston Kentucky 12 May 1971 Elizabeth M. Browne
71E11.7
EKY
Plantago pusilla
31234100557865 Maury Tennessee 14 Apr 2006 Dwayne Estes
08774
EKY
Plantago pusilla
31234100557857 Crittenden Kentucky 08 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72012.5
EKY
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201081 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201069 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201072 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201067 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201080 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201062 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201482 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201071 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201078 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201059 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201063 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
31234100557832 Livingston Kentucky 12 May 1971 Elizabeth M. Browne
71E10.1
EKY
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201480 Crittenden Kentucky 08 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72C12.5
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201073 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201064 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201065 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201074 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201079 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201070 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201060 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201058 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201076 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201075 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201066 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201061 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008178 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008175 Stewart Tennessee 18 May 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008181 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0045491 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0073117 Jefferson Kentucky 07 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0077151 Warren Kentucky 23 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0079951 Warren Kentucky 06 May 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008171 Trigg Kentucky 17 Apr 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0042285 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0109843 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008180 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0111424 Livingston Kentucky 15 May 1971 Raymond Athey
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008179 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201077 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201481 Livingston Kentucky
TENN
Plantago pusilla
TENN-V-0201068 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Plantago pusilla
UCHT007541 Crittenden Kentucky 08 May 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72C12.5
UCHT
Plantago pusilla
APSC0111423 Crittenden Kentucky
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0070213 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0111439 Simpson Kentucky 21 Apr 1990 Kenneth Nicely
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008173 Lyon Kentucky 17 Apr 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008182 Stewart Tennessee 15 Apr 1991 James Joyner
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008172 Trigg Kentucky 10 Apr 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Plantago pusilla
APSC0008177 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Plantago pusilla
MTSU019379 Cannon Tennessee
MTSU
Plantago pusilla
UCHT026688 Grainger Tennessee
UCHT
Plantago pusilla
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