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Plantago L.
Ratamot Plantain Ribwort
Plantago, Biota of North America Program (query database) [BONAP]
Plantago, Den Virtuella Floran [DVF]

Foodplants for Agrochola macilenta, A. nitida, Amata kruegeri, A. phegea, A. ragazzii, Arctia caja, Artimelia latreillii, Atlantarctica ungemachi, Autographa aemula, A. mandarina, Borearctia menetriesii?, Candalides heathi, C. heathi, Caradrina montana, C. selini, Chelis simplonica, Conistra erythrocephala, C. rubiginosa, Coscinia bifasciata, Diacrisia sannio, Diaphora sordida, Diarsia dahlii, Diasemia reticularis, Dicallomera fascelina, Dysauxes ancilla, Epatolmis caesarea, Epicallia villica, Eucharia festiva, Eugnorisma (noctua) glareosa, Euphydryas aurinia, E. aurinia beckeri, E. chalcedona, E. cynthia, E. editha, E. iduna, E. maturna, Eupoecilia angustana, Euptoieta claudia, Euxoa ochrogaster rossica, Falseuncaria degreyana, Grammia quenseli, Hyphoraia aulica, H. aulica, H. dejeani, Hypolimnas misippus, Idaea muricata, Junonia almana, J. orithya, J. orithya madagascariensis, J. villida, J. villida, Lemonia philopalus, Malacosoma franconicum, Melitaea cinxia cinxia, M. diamina, M. didyma, M. didyma occidentalis, M. phoebe, Mellicta athalia, M. aurelia, M. britomartis, M. parthenoides, Ocnogyna parasita, O. zoraida, Orthodes crenulata, Parasemia plantaginis, Perigrapha i-cinctum, Phragmatobia (noctua) fuliginosa, P. placida, Polymixis flavicincta, Protorthodes oviduca, Pseudorthodes vecors, Pyrausta despicatus, Scythris siccella, Sideridis (noctua) turbida, Spilarctia glatignyi, Spilosoma (bombyx) urticae, Spodoptera exigua, Syngrapha devergens, S. hochenwarthi, Xestia sexstrigata



[sp-1.jpg] 900x612 (~190Kb) USA: Gold Beach, (42°23'12N 124°25'29W ±1km), Curry Co. OR, 2.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-2.jpg] 700x1050 (~192Kb) Russia, Tatarstan, Varkljed-Bodja (56°13'N 52°49'E), about 20km S of Agriz, 7.8.2004, Photo © Markku Savela [sp-2x.jpg] 900x1317 (~133Kb) Russia, Tatarstan, Varkljed-Bodja (56°13'N 52°49'E), about 20km S of Agriz, 7.8.2004, Photo © Markku Savela

The exact identification of these species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.



fiPlantago major L.
Piharatamo Great Plantain Common Plantain Broadleaf Plantain Groblad
Plantago major, Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains [USGS]
Plantago major ; [RK, 393]; [SK, 528]; [GMBOT, 745]; [FPN, 447]
[major.jpg] 550x453 (~48Kb) FINLAND: Ka: Virolahti, 671:53, 17.8.1996, Photo © Markku Savela

Foodplant for Acronicta euphorbiae, Amphipyra tragopoginis, Angerona prunaria, Athetis pallustris, Autographa bimaculata, A. gamma, Charanyca ferruginea, C. trigrammica, Diachrysia chrysitis, Diaphora mendica, Euphydryas chalcedona colon, Hyles gallii, Hypolimnas misippus, Junonia almana, Lacanobia oleracea, Mamestra brassicae, Mniotype satura, Naenia typica, Noctua (noctua) pronuba, Orgyia antiqua, Parasemia plantaginis, Phragmatobia (noctua) fuliginosa, Rhyparia purpurata, Scopula immorata, S. immutata, Scythris picaepennis, Spilarctia luteum, Spilosoma lubricipedum


Kyläpiharatamo Groblad
Plantago major major ; [RK, 394]
Plantago major var. major ; [FPN, 447]
[major_major-1.jpg] 1305x979 (~255Kb) Finland, Hamina, Meltti, 13.8.2005, Photo © Harri Arkkio

fiP. m. intermedia (DC.) Arcang.

Plantago intermedia DC.
Plantago major pleiosperma Pilg.
Plantago major var. intermedia (?Gilibert); Dcne.
Plantago halophila Bicknell
Plantago major intermedia ; [RK, 394]
Plantago major var. intermedia ; [GMBOT, 745]
Plantago major var. asiatica ; [GMBOT, 745]
Plantago major var. scopulorum ; [SK, 528]
Plantago major var. agrestis ; [SK, 528]
Plantago nitrophila
Plantago major var. pachyphylla ; [FPN, 447]

Plantago coronopus L.
'Liuskaratamo' Buck's-horn Plantain Crowfoot Plantain

Foodplant for Amata mogadorensis, Scrobipalpa samadensis


fiPlantago maritima L.
Meriratamo Gulkämpar Sea Plantain Seaside Plantain
Plantago maritima ; [RK, 394]; [SK, 528]; [FPN, 447]
[maritima-1.jpg] 756x1029 (~175Kb) Finland: Korppoo, Brunskär, 25.7.2008, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Eulamprotes unicolorella?, Gynnidomorpha vectisana, Scrobipalpa samadensis


Plantago maritima ssp. juncoides ; [FPN, 447]
Plantago maritima f. dentata ; [SK, 528]
Plantago maritima f. tenuifolia ; [SK, 528]
Plantago maritima f. gentilis ; [SK, 528]
Plantago maritima borealis ; [SK, 528]

fiPlantago media L.
Soikkoratamo Keskiratamo Hoary Plantain Rödkämpar
Plantago media, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Plantago media ; [RK, 395]; [SK, 529]; [GMBOT, 745]
[media-1.jpg] 739x953 (~98Kb) Finland, Sund, Bomarsund, 29.6.2005, Photo © Harri Arkkio [media-2.jpg] 701x999 (~238Kb) Estonia: Hiiumaa, Emmaste, Tilga, 28.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Charanyca trigrammica, Melitaea cinxia, M. deserticola deserticola



fiPlantago lanceolata L.
Heinäratamo Suikealehtinen ratamo Ribwort Plantain English Plantain Buckhorn Plantain Rib Grass Ripple Grass Ribwort Svartkämpar
Plantago lanceolata, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Plantago lanceolata ; [RK, 395]; [SK, 529]; [GMBOT, 745]; [FPN, 447]
[lanceolata-1.jpg] 773x839 (~114Kb) Finland, Puumala, Liehtalanniemi, 4.8.2003 © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Candalides heathi, Charanyca trigrammica, Diarsia guadarramensis, Euphydryas aurinia, E. phaeton, Homoeosoma sinuella, Hoplodrina blanda, Junonia villida, Melitaea cinxia, Spiris striata


Plantago lanceolata var. dubia ; [SK, 529]

Plantago lagopus L.
'Jänönratamo' Plantain

Plantago bellardii All.
Bellardinratamo

fiPlantago arenaria Waldst. & Kit.
Haarovaratamo Hietikköratamo Branched Plantain Psyllium Sandkämpar
Plantago ramosa Asch.
Plantago indica L.
Plantago arenaria ; [RK, 395]; [SK, 529]

Plantago aristata Michx.
'Otaratamo' Large Bracted Plantain
Plantago patagonica var. aristata (Michx.); Gray
Plantago aristata ; [GMBOT, 746]; [FPN, 448]

Plantago virginica L.
'Lännenratamo' Paleseed Plantain
Plantago virginica ; [GMBOT, 746]

 

Plantago psyllium L.
Sand Plantain
Plantago indica
Plantago psyllium ; [FPN, 447]

Plantago macrocarpa Cham. & Schlecht.
Alaska Plantain
Plantago macrocarpa ; [FPN, 447]

Plantago hirtella H.B.K.
Mexican Plantain
Plantago subnuda
Plantago hirtella ; [FPN, 447]

Plantago eriopoda Torr.
Alkali Plantain Saline Plantain
Plantago eriopoda, Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains [USGS]
Plantago eriopoda ; [GMBOT, 745]; [FPN, 447]

Plantago tweedyi Gray
Tweedy's Plantain
Plantago tweedyi ; [FPN, 447]

Plantago elongata Pursh.
Slender Plantain
Plantago elongata ; [GMBOT, 746]; [FPN, 448]

Plantago pusilla Nutt.
Dwarf Plantain
Plantago pusilla ; [FPN, 448]

Plantago patagonica Jacq.
Karvaratamo Woolly Plantain Indian-wheat
Plantago patagonica ; [FPN, 448]

 

Plantago cordata Lam.
Plantago cordata ; [GMBOT, 744]

Plantago rugelii Dcne.
Plantago Rugelii ; [GMBOT, 745]

Plantago sparsiflora Michx.
Plantago sparsiflora ; [GMBOT, 745]

Plantago decipiens Barneoud
Seaside Plantain
Plantago decipiens ; [GMBOT, 745]

Plantago purshii R. & S.
Plantago patagonica var. gnaphalioides Gray
Plantago Purshii ; [GMBOT, 745]

= Plantago patagonica?


Plantago rhodosperma Dcne.
Plantago rhodosperma ; [GMBOT, 746]

Plantago heterophylla Nutt.
Plantago heterophylla ; [GMBOT, 746]


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References:
[BONAP]
A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; A data base interface; BONAP U.S. Checklist - 1998; Provided by TAMU-BWG; Texas A & M Bioinformatics Working Group; Based on; Biota of North America Program
[DVF]
Den Virtuella floran; http://linnaeus.nrm.se/flora/welcome.html; Ett projekt vid Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (Stockholm, Sweden).; Even for non-Swedish speaker, the distribution maps on species are nice (map buttons "Norden" and "Norra halvklotet")
[FPN]
Hitchcock & Cronquist, 1998; Flora of the Pacific Northwest (11th ed.); ISBN 0-295-95273-3
[GMBOT]
Robinson, Benjamin, Fernald, Lyndon, 1908; Gray's New Manual of Botany (7th edition); A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Central and Northeastern United States and adjacent Canada; American Book Company
[Harri Arkkio]
Finland; For the time being these pictures are only for this site. Other usage not allowed.
[RK]
Hämet-Ahti, L., Suominen, J., Ulvinen, T. & Uotila, P. (eds), 1998; Retkeilykasvio (Field Flora of Finland); Ed. 4. 656 pp.; Finnish Museum of Natural History, Botanical Museum. Helsinki
[RUNEBERG]
Project Runeberg: Nordic literature online; Project Runeberg; Bilder ur Nordens Fauna (Carl Axel Magnus Lindman)
[SK]
Mela & Cajander, 1906; Suomen Kasvio; Viides painos
[USGS]
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center; http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/index.htm


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Keep in mind that the taxonomic information is copied from various sources, and may include many inaccuracies. Expert help is welcome.