Plantago major. Greater plantain. Cuach Phádraig.

Plantago major. Greater plantain. Cuach Phádraig.

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Description

Common name: Greater plantain. Cuach Phádraig.

General:
This population originates from Co Down. Irish Grid reference: J538466.
Perennial. Basal rosette with flower stalks to 40cms. We have included it in our site because it grew naturally in the row crops, it has been here so long it deserves a place in any wild space.

Benefits:
Traditionally used for medicine and is edible. Used to stay appetite on long journeys and was known as waybroad.

Habitat:
Springs up on most disturbed ground.

Sowing guidelines:
Sow from late autumn to early spring in trays or modules, prick out into modules, then plant out when large enough.

Cultural history:
A popular plant with world wide distribution, known as white man’s footprint because it followed the early settlers across America. Associated with Saint Patrick.

Avg contents:  seeds.

Additional information

Weight0.005 g
Dimensions10 × 5.6 × 0.5 cm

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