Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Plantago major L.
Nipple-seed Plantain
(Common Plantain)
Plantaginaceae — Plantain family
Non-native
Plantago major
This plant is about 2' (60cm) across.

Plantago major
White Clay Creek State Park -- Pump House Road
July 2016
Plantago major
The leaf stalks are not reddish at the base like P. rugelii.
White Clay Creek State Park -- Pump House Road
June 2016


Field guides call this "common plantain", but in my experience P. rugelii is much more common.

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