|Plantago asiatica is a
perennial herb growing on sunny roadsides, wastelands, or even on
trodden-down roads. Leaves are all radical, 4-15cm long, 3-8cm wide,
in an ovate to broad-ovate, or occasionally oblong, and the
surfaces are wavy, and veins are prominent. Petioles are long, and
the cross-section is semicircular. Through the radical leaves, a few
10-20cm long flower stalks arise and densely set small flowers in a raceme
way. Bloom time: April-September.