English plantain


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Related to English plantain: common plantain, mugwort
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Noun1.English plantain - an Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regionsEnglish plantain - an Old World plantain with long narrow ribbed leaves widely established in temperate regions
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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Bowers has discovered butterfly colonies using English plantain (a naturalized weed with no relation to the fruit) as a host plant, and flourishing in dry fields and woodland areas.
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In Oregon, Taylor's checkerspot is dependent on one larval host plant, English plantain (Plantago lanceolata), an exotic species from Europe, for its survival (Severns and Warren 2008).