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Plantago coronopus

Common names

Buck's horn plantain, Lesan al hamal

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Plantago coronopus (minutina, erba stella, buck's horn plantain) is a species of Plantago. It is an annual or perennial herb producing a basal rosette of narrowly lance-shaped leaves up to 25 centimeters long that are toothed or deeply divided. The inflorescences grow erect to about 4 to 7 cm in height. They have dense spikes of flowers which sometimes curve. Each flower has four whitish lobes each measuring about a millimeter long. Plantago coronopus mainly grows on sandy or gravelly soils close to the sea.[+]

LinkBuck's horn plantain (Plantago coronopus) on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms (Thaghab Al Majda). Qatar, February 28, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBuck's horn plantain (Plantago coronopus), view from above, on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms (Thaghab Al Majda). Qatar, February 28, 2014
Location on mapsAl Ghuwairiya HC St, Al-Ghuwayriyah, Qatar
LinkBuck's horn plantain (Plantago coronopus) growing in silt in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
Location on mapsAl Shamal Road, Qatar
LinkDry plant of Buck's horn plantain (Plantago coronopus)(?) near Al Khor Hospital. Qatar, December 13, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBlooming Buck's horn plantain (Plantago coronopus) in area of Ras Laffan farms. North-eastern Qatar, February 19, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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