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broad-leaved plantain
Plantago major
Plantago major
broad-leaved plantain Plantain Family
Plantago major Plantaginaceae
common names
  broad-leaved plantain
   common plantain
accepted scientific name
  Plantago major L.
rules for finding collection records
  Plantago major (130)
family name
  • Plantaginaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Jopa Elleul
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Europe. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Plantago major   L.   (TSN: 32887, Index: 654)

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Family Names