Ribwort plantain


Botanical name: Plantago lanceolata

Common names: Ribwort plantain


  • Grows in grasslands, field edges, cultivated grounds, lawns.
  • Brown, oval flower heads on top of thin, wiry stems bloom between April and October
  • Spear-shaped leaves that form a rosette at the base of the plant.
  • Seed-heads provide food for birds in winter.
  • Oblong leaves are deeply divided.


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