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Plantago major L.

6 photos.
A little weed which followed the settlement of Americans of European descent across North America thus becoming
known as "white man's foot".  Other common names include "common plantain", "broadleaf plantain",
" buckhorn plantain", "great plantain", "rippleseed plantain", "soldier's herb", "ribgrass" and "waybread".

ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 32887








1.  Mid-July.  Entire plant with spikes in
bloom except for the small spike at the
front which may be at an earlier stage.

2.  Close-up of the small spike in photo 1.

3.  Early July.  A spike in full bloom.

4.  Mid-August.  Spike with developing

5.  June 11, 2009.  Plant with spike.  Good
view of the vein pattern.

6.  June 21, 2009.  Another plant with spike
which has bloomed.

7.  September 14, 2012.  Capsules and seeds.

Photos 1, 2 and 4 taken along Upper Bottom
Dollar Road.
65°  25.2' N,   144°  48.5' W
Elev. 1900 ft.

Photo 3 taken taken at 9.5 mile
Portage Creek Road.
65°  25.192' N   144°  48.197
Elev. 1900 ft.

Photos 5 and 6 taken at Circle Hot Springs
65°  28.96' N,  144° 38.32' W
Elev. 900 ft.