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Plantain or Plantago major

Plantain or Plantago Major is often found growing wild in gardens, lawns, backyards, drives and along the roadsides . The leaves give away their identity. They have a ruffled texture as if strung on veins of elastic. They are also slightly bowl-shaped. The flowers are tiny and mostly eclipsed by the greenish-brown sepals and bracts. The flowering stalks rise high above the foliage. The plants produce many tiny, bitter-tasting seeds. Edible Use The leaves and seeds are edible. You can add the leaves in a salad if […]

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