Plantaginaceae - snapdragon family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 4 April 2017)


Plantaginaceae - snapdragon family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 19 species in 8 genera. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Callitriche (2 species)
      Callitriche heterophylla - greater water-starwort (rare [see note 1 at bottom of page])
      Callitriche palustris - vernal water-starwort (uncommon)
   Chelone (2 species)
      Chelone glabra - white turtlehead (uncommon)
      Chelone lyonii - pink turtlehead (rare)
   Digitalis (1 species)
      Digitalis purpurea - purple foxglove (uncommon)
   Linaria (1 species)
      Linaria vulgaris - butter-and-eggs toadflax (occasional)
   Nuttallanthus (1 species)
      Nuttallanthus canadensis - oldfield-toadflax (occasional)
   Plantago (4 species)
      Plantago intermedia - many-seeded plantain (uncommon)
      Plantago major - common plantain (occasional)
      Plantago maritima - seaside plantain (occasional)
      Plantago media - hoary plantain (uncommon)
   Veronica (7 species)
      Veronica arvensis - corn speedwell (rare)
      Veronica chamaedrys - germander speedwell (occasional)
      Veronica longifolia - long-leaved speedwell (uncommon)
      Veronica officinalis - common speedwell (common)
      Veronica peregrina - purslane speedwell (occasional)
      Veronica scutellata - narrow-leaved speedwell (uncommon)
      Veronica serpyllifolia - thyme-leaved speedwell (occasional)
   Veronicastrum (1 species)
      Veronicastrum virginicum - Culver's-root (rare)






Callitriche (water-starwort)
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Callitriche heterophylla (greater water-starwort) - [information to be added]

Callitriche palustris (vernal water-starwort) - [information to be added]


Chelone (turtlehead)
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Chelone glabra (white turtlehead) - [information to be added]

Chelone lyonii (pink turtlehead) - [information to be added]


Digitalis (foxglove)
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Digitalis purpurea (purple foxglove) - [information to be added]
      
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Linaria (toadflax)
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Linaria vulgaris (butter-and-eggs toadflax) - [information to be added]
      
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Nuttallanthus (oldfield-toadflax)
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Nuttallanthus canadensis (oldfield-toadflax) - [information to be added]
   
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Plantago (plantain)
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Plantago intermedia (many-seeded plantain) - [information to be added]

Plantago major (common plantain) - [information to be added]
   
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Plantago maritima (seaside plantain) - [information to be added]

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Plantago media (hoary plantain) - [information to be added]


Veronica (speedwell)
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Veronica arvensis (corn speedwell) - [information to be added]

Veronica chamaedrys (germander speedwell) - [information to be added]

Veronica longifolia (long-leaved speedwell) - [information to be added]

Veronica officinalis (common speedwell) - [information to be added]

Veronica peregrina (purslane speedwell) - [information to be added]

Veronica scutellata (narrow-leaved speedwell) - [information to be added]

Veronica serpyllifolia (thyme-leaved speedwell) - [information to be added]


Veronicastrum (Culver's-root)
[information to be added]

Veronicastrum virginicum (Culver's-root) - [information to be added]


Note:
   1. Frequency designations are from the paper “Vascular flora of the Acadia National Park region, Maine” by Craig W. Greene, Linda L. Gregory, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published in the spring 2005 issue (vol. 107, No. 930) of Rhodora: Journal of the New England Botanical Club.