Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Plantago lanceolata / Heraoobako ヘラオオバコ

Bloom time: June-August

Plantaginaceae /


Species in the genus Plantago:

Plantago asiatica / Oobako
Plantago camtschatica / Ezooobako
Plantago lanceolata / Heraoobako
Plantago major. var. japonica / Touoobako


Plantago lanceolata / Heraoobako ヘラオオバコ

Plantago lanceolata, an annual European herb, grows wild on roadsides, wastelands, or grasslands in various districts. Leave measure 10-20cm in length, 1.5-3cm in width, in the shape of a thin spatula, with sparse long, light brown hairs on the backsides and petioles. Through the leaves, 20-70cm long scapes emerge erect and set many small flowers in a raceme way. The inflorescences are 1-1.7cm wide, thick, and with prominent long stamens. Bloom time: June-August.




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