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Plantago lagopus Linnaeus, 1753

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Plantago lagopus Linnaeus, 1753
Common names: Hare's-foot plantain, Round-headed plantain, Ribwort Plantain [En], Plantain pied-de-lièvre [Fr], Hasenfuß-Wegerich [De], Piantaggine piede di lepre [It], Lengua de perro, Pie de liebre [Es], Πεντάνευρο το Λαγοπόδαρο, Λαγοπόδαρο [Gr], Kuzu dili sinir [Tu]

Kızkalesi, MERSİN ● Turkey

Description: Annual herb, 10-30 (-50) cm tall.
The leaves are generally in rosettes, decumbent to ascendent, membranous to papery, flexible, broad lanceolate, 12-15 (-18) cm long, 0.6-2 (-3) cm broad, tapering at both ends, acute, base attenuated into narrow petioles, nerves 3-5, pilose to glabrous.
The scapes are ± flexuose, arcuate, ascendent, 10-20 (-45) cm long.
The spikes are dense, ovoid, later becoming short cylindrical, 1.5-3 (-4) cm long. The bracts are lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, 3-4 mm long, hirsute-pilose, carinate. The anterior sepals are connate. The corolla are bilobed, lobes 2 mm long, acuminate. The capsules are 2.25-2.5 mm long, ellipsoid, with 2 oblong seeds.

Biology: Flowering from April to June.

Habitat: Sandy soils, road edges, fields and uncultivated places.

Distribution: All over the Mediterranean region to Afghanistan and Pakistan.

References:
Flora of Pakistan
INRA-HYPPA, HYpermédia pour la Protection des Plantes Adventices




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