PLANTAIN, THE EDIBLE WEED

Use the leaves and seeds of plantain plant for food and healing.

plantain plant NAME: PLANTAIN (Plantago) Plantain family (Plantaginaceae) Common names: English plantain, white man’s foot, ribwort

DESCRIPTION

The entire plantain plant can grow to about 1 foot across, with the seed stalks rising from 1½ to 2 feet tall. Typically, the plants hide in lawns, much like dandelion. There are two most common species of plantain: narrowleaf plantain and English plantain. Th

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