Common Plantain
Common Plantain
Plantago major
Plantain Family - Plantaginaceae
Leaves strongly ribbed, up to 6 inches long and 4 inches wide, margins entire or shallow toothed and long-stalked with green coloration at the base of the stalk. Compare with Pale Plantain (Plantago rugelii).
(Photographed - late June)
A pencil-like spike, arising from basal leaves, consists of closely massed, tiny, greenish-white to brownish flowers.
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