Buckhorn Plantain

(Plantago lanceolata)

Buckhorn Plantain

Seedling Leaves Flowers Fruit
Buckhorn plantain seedling Buckhorn plantain leaf Buckhorn plantain flower Buckhorn plantain fruit

Growing habits: Erect perennial/occasionally annual herb

Root anatomy: Slender fibrous roots from taproot and emerging basal axis

Leaf anatomy: Basal rosette of linear to lanceolate leaves

Reproduction: Flowers dense on terminal spikes, broadly ovate bracts

References: Weeds of the South by Charles T. Bryson and Michael S. DeFelice