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(First upload on November 27 2009. Last on December 29 2012) [ 日本語 | English ]

Plantago major L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Plantago L. (オオバコ)
Seiyou-oobako (セイヨウオオバコ, 西洋大葉子), greater plantain
Lifeform: weedy, perennial forb
Distribution: Native to Europe and northern and central Asia (exotic to Japan)
Habitat: ruderal, mostly on roadsides, widespread in Sapporo
var. japonica (Franch. et Savat.) Miyabe (トウオオバコ, syn. Plantago japonica Franch. et Savat.)
var. major: leaves thick, cordate-ovate, spreading
var. pilgeri Domin: leaves thin, elliptic-ovate, upright
ssp. intermedia (DC.) Arcang.
ssp. winteri (Wirtg.) W. Ludw.

Plantago major in the Northern Hemisphere


索引
Hokkaido, Japan

ST1 ST2
[1/2] at N28/E4, Sapporo, on August 30 2009. Thanks, Matsuonji!

Alaska, USA

ST3 ST4
var. pilgeri. [3] a little bit trampled, because of a roadside. [3/4] at a garden of Yoshikawa, Fairbanks, on August 10 2012.

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