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Silky Plantain - introduced (*Plantago bellardii)

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Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain family).

Native of Europe and Asia.

Occurrence: Generally uncommon but is sometimes locally abundant in grassland e.g. Nuggetty (Maldon) and Gowar (St Arnaud).


The copious hairs make this a distinctive plantain.

Photos 1, 2: Nuggetty, Maldon growing with other small annuals.