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Search Term(s): Plantago lanceolata   (1 record found)

PLANTAGINACEAE
Plantain Family
Plantago lanceolata  (English plantain)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Plantago: foot print, sole of foot; lanceolata: lance-shaped
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
June-September
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Disturbed areas, edges, fields, roadsides
State Status
Non-native
Piedmont Status
Non-native
Coastal Plain Status
Non-native
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
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Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
Europe
Wildlife Values
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Medicinal Properties
Parts used: Leaf, Root, Seed. Used internally as tea or tincture for irritation of the gastrointestinal tract (leaky gut syndrome and ulcers), cystitis, upper respiratory tract irritation, sore throats, and periodontal disease. Topically used as a fresh poultice or ointment for cuts, insect stings, styes, staph infections, boils, shingles, hemorrhoids, and eczema.
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
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