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.