Plantago major

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Noun1.Plantago major - common European perennial naturalized worldwidePlantago major - common European perennial naturalized worldwide; a troublesome weed
plantain - any of numerous plants of the genus Plantago; mostly small roadside or dooryard weeds with elliptic leaves and small spikes of very small flowers; seeds of some used medicinally
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major, also known as broadleaf plantain or greater plantain, is a member of the Plantaginaceae family, which is now widely dispersed throughout the world, though native to much of Europe as well as northern and central Asia.
The target of their zeal was brown knapweed, a thistle-like plant that some might mistakenly identify as a broadleaf plantain, according to Shelby Braese, an AmeriCorps service learning coordinator working with the land trust for the next 10 months.
For example, the appearance of a few broadleaf plantain plants in a turf may not be considered a serious problem, but each plant can produce thousands of seeds (Figure 14-7).