Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Plantago lanceolata L.
lance leaved plantain, buckhorn, ribwort plantain, ribwort, English plantain, narrow leaved plantain, buckhorn plantain, rib grass, rat tail, heinäratamo, German psyllium, lamb's tongue, small plantian, wild sago
Disturbed areas, Minor problem species
Origin: Eurasia
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Erect perennial herb up to 0.6 m high with large rootstocks and numerous fibrous roots. Leaves radical, lanceolate to lanceolate-elliptic, up to 200 mm long or more. Flowers minute, in congested spikes.
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NRCS Plants Database


USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada.

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William S. Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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The Weeds Society of Western Australia

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