Plantain (Plantago major)
Also known as ripple grass, snakeweed, and Englishman’s foot.
You have probably seen this fellow growing up between the cracks in your sidewalk or in the gravel on your driveway.
It’s a common “weed” in many parts of the world. A threat to any well-manicured lawn.
But I bet if you knew all of its amazing properties, you would think twice before whipping out the Roundup! [Read more…]