English, or narrow-leaved or buckhorn, plantain (Plantago lanceolata) is native to Eurasia and introduced in the United States. A common weed across North America, it thrives along roadsides and on cracked pavements, in fields, lawns and gardens and on any land disturbed for agricultural or other purposes.
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