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Buck's-horn Plantain, Plantago coronopus Family: Plantaginaceae
Plantago coronopus     *     Buck's-horn Plantain

Flowering time: May-July. Biennial.

Habitat: Common in coastal areas on dry sand, gravel, short grassland, rocks and cliffs, also inland in SE and central England.

Leaves can be very variable. The flower spikes are brownish with yellow stamens, the spikes shorter than their unridged stalks. Leaves are in a flat basal rosette, usually hairy and more/less deeply pinnately lobed but this can vary. Height 10-25cm


Buck's-horn Plantain, Plantago coronopus


Buck's-horn Plantain, Plantago coronopus


Buck's-horn Plantain, Plantago coronopus
Buck's-horn Plantain, Plantago coronopus
Studland, Dorset. September 2012, April 2013

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