Broadleaf plantain is a perennial that spreads by seed. It is common and problematic in turf and landscapes. It occurs in nursery production, but is not a weed of economic importance.
Plants form a small rosette, 6 to 8 inches wide with very little vertical growth.
Petioles are 1 to 2 inches long and leaf blades are elliptical in shape.
Flowers occur in leafless spikes that grow vertical up to 6 inches in height.
Individual flowers are inconspicuous, but for the close observer one can find 4 green fused petals, and 4 sepals.
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