Greater Plantain - Plantago major
Low to short plant with a solitary, or several leaf rosettes. Leaves oval to elliptical, irregularly toothed or untoothed 5 to 9 veined, thick and dark green. Flowers greenish yellow, 3 mm in more or less equalling the unridged stalks. Anthers pale purplish turning yellowish brown.
Grassy and waste places, roadsides and footpaths.
June to October.
Common throughout Britain.
Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 603 of the 617 tetrads
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