Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Plantago major L.
broadleaf plantain, yaa en yued, great plantain, ribwort plantain, llantÚn, large plantain, common plantain, dooryard plantain, whiteman's foot, grand plantain, ribwort, ribgrass, narrow leaved plantain
Disturbed areas, Minor problem species
Origin: Eurasia
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Erect, perennial herbs up to 0.3 m high with a short stout stem bearing a rosette of smooth or hairy, broad, ovate leaves with long petioles. 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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Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln, NE.

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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The Weeds Society of Western Australia

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