English Plantain - Plantago lanceolata
Buckhorn Plantain, Narrowleaf Plantain, Ribwort Plantain
Perennial. Herbage glabrous to villous; caudex sparingly brown-wooly. Leaf blades narrowly lanceolate, 2–15 cm long. Inflorescence: scape 10–60 cm; spikes congested, 5–50 mm long, conical, becoming cylindric; bracts 1.5–2.5 mm long, glabrous, acute to acuminate. Flowers: sepals apically ciliate, the outer 2 united; corolla lobes 1.5–2.5 mm long. Capsule 2–3 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Cosmopolitan; introduced from Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
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Roadsides, trails, streambanks, disturbed grasslands, around buildings, lawns; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.