Plantain

Scientific Name: 
Plantago major
Family Name: 
Plantaginaceae
Plant Description: 
Borad-leafed plantain is leafy, lush and green - a herb that looks a little like a salad green.
Plant Height: 
40cm
Plant Width: 
40cm
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Animal Fodder
Of Interest: 
Young leaves can be eaten fresh, and older leaves boiled. Make a poultice with the leaves (which contain allantoin) for stings and burns and wounds.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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