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Greater Plantain

Platago major

Description:

Small plant with overlapping, slightly rounded leaves spread on the ground. Straight shoots about 4 inches tall, lined with what are most likely seeds--the older ones had browned, but the young shoots had green seeds. Thanks to Dana for the suggestion!

Habitat:

In Yosemite Valley, near Tenaya Creek in a clearing.

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1 Comment

ceherzog
ceherzog 10 years ago

Looks like a Plantago...no idea what species

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plantago

kristi_av
Spotted by
kristi_av

California

Spotted on Sep 13, 2011
Submitted on Sep 14, 2011

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