Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain family).
Native of southern Australia.
Occurrence: Rarely recorded, and perhaps overlooked because of its resemblance to Variable Plantain.
It differs from Variable Plantain (P. varia) in that Variable Plantain has broader leaves.
Name: gaudichaudii: Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupre, botanist on Freycinet's voyage 1817-20.
Variable Plantain. Leaves 5-10 times longer than wide. Leaf hairs are about 1mm long.
Narrow-leaf Plantain. Leaves 15 times or more longer than wide. Some leaf hairs greater than 1mm long.
Image: Narrow-leaf Plantain. Castlemaine Botanic Gardens.