Missouri Wildflower Guide


No enigma, no riddle, no l'envoy; no salve in the
mail, sir: O, sir, plantain, a plain plantain! no
l'envoy, no l'envoy; no salve, sir, but a plantain!

 

From "Love's Labours Lost" by William Shakespeare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Plantain

(This page is incomplete.)

 

  • Bloom Time

    Jun-Oct

     

  • Habit

    Herbaceous

     

  • Height

    6-18 inches

     

  • Longevity

    Perennial

     

  • Leaf Size

    To 6 inches long and 4 inches wide

     

  • Leaf Shape

    Ovate