Plantago major

Plantago major

(Greater Plantain)

FAMILY

Plantaginaceaee

Species

Plantago major

Common name(s)

Greater Plaintain

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pale; perennial herb

Distinguishing features

Leaves form a rosette at the base, ovate 1.5-30 cm long, abruptly narrowing into an equally long often reddish petiole; margins may be wavy or lobed. Flowering spikes to 45 cm long, compact, flowers pale. Capsule ovoid to 4 mm long with 8-16 seeds.

Plantago major