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Ribwort Plantain, Plantago lanceolata Family: Plantaginaceae
Plantago lanceolata     *     Ribwort Plantain


Flowering time: April-October. Perennial.

Habitat: Abundant on roadsides, gardens, arable and waste ground.

The flower spike is shorter than the furrowed, silky-haired stem. Anthers are pale yellow-white. Basal rosette of spreading to more/less erect, linear to oval-lanceolate leaves.

Similar: Ribwort Plantain, Plantago major


Ribwort Plantain, Plantago lanceolata
Ribwort Plantain, Plantago lanceolata
Holton Lee, Dorset. October 2012

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