Plantaginaceae . . . . . Plantains

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Plantago . . . . . Plantains


Plantago coronopus . . . . Buckshorn Plantain

Almost entirely round the coasts; rather variable

Plantago lanceolata . . . .Plantain

Common

Plantago major . . . . Greater Plantain

Common on cultivated land and grassland
Plants with more pointed leaves (4th pic) often idd P. major subsp. intermedia

Plantago media . . . . Hoary Plantain

Locally common on neutral grassland in En, local elsewhere

Plantago maritima . . . . Sea Plantain

A common coastal plant but also on Sc Mountains

A very different hairy form occurs on Serpentine soil on the Keen of Hamar, Shetland

Littorella . . . . Shoreweeds


Littorella uniflora . . . . . . Shoreweed

Rather local in shallow water on sand/gravel - only flowers where it dries out; note the characteristic lf cross-section with 1 flat side


See other water plants such as:
Lobelia and Isoetes