Friday, June 16, 2017

Plantago lanceolata (English Plantain, Narrowleaf Plantain) - Wales, UK

6/4/17 Bible College of Wales, Swansea, SW coast of Wales, UK


COMMON NAME: English Plantain, Narrowleaf Plantain

SPECIES: Plantago lanceolata

FAMILY: Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family)

LIFE LIST DATE: 6/4/2017

LOCATION: Bible College of Wales, Derwen Rawr Rd., Sketty, Swansea, SW coast of Wales, UK


From the Online Atlas of the British and Irish Flora:

A perennial herb, found in a wide range of habitats over all but the most acidic soils. It occurs in meadows and pastures, in upland grasslands, on rock ledges and crevices, sand dunes and cliffs (including sites subject to sea-spray), on roadsides and river banks, in cultivated and waste ground, in lawns and on walls. Seed is moderately long-lived. 0-790 m in Atholl (E. Perth), and 845 m on Great Dun Fell (Westmorland).

Status: Native

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