Plantago major

Broadleaf plantain


Common Plantain, Plantago, Plantain

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Rosette forming
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Wavy, rarely toothed
Leaf Hairs: None
Leaf Structure: Elliptic to oval
Leaf Arrangement: Whorled rosette
Root Type: Taproot with fibrous roots
Flower Color: Whitish



Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Isoxaben
  • Post Emergence: 2,4-D, Bispyribac Sodium, Chlorsulfuron, Clopyralid, Dicamba, Fluroxypyr, Mecoprop-p, Triclopyr

Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.