Broadleaf Plantain (Plantago major), Blackseed Plantain (Plantago rugelii):  These two species are very similar in appearance.  Native perennial belonging to the family plantaginaceae.  Forms a rosette of large rounded leaves.  Leaves are from 3 to 6 inches long.  Seed stalks rise from the center of the rosette to a height of 5 to 12 inches.  Plants are supported by a fibrous root system.  Typically present on low quality turf with low to medium fertility levels.

 

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