Plantago wrightiana Decne. - Wright's Plantain
Family - Plantaginaceae
Lower portion of flowering scape.
Upper portion of flowering scape.
Flowering - April - June.
Habitat - Disturbed sites, waste places, roadsides.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This species can be found mainly in southern Alabama but is undoubtedly more common than is reported. The plant can be identified by its long, thin leaves, pubescent scapes, dense inflorescences, and pilose sepals.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 27, Auburn, AL., 4-30-06.