Buck's Horn Plantain (Stag's Horn Plantain, Buckshorn Plantain, Sea Plantain, Seaside Plantain)
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- Common Name: Buck's Horn Plantain (Stag's Horn Plantain, Buckshorn Plantain, Sea Plantain, Seaside Plantain)
- Latin Name: Plantago coronopus; Plantago maritima
- Family Name: Plantaginaceae
All species of Plantain are good tortoise fodder as part of a mixed diet. The flower stamens are a creamy-white, giving this Plantain the appearance of having a white flower when in fact it is brown.
The flower spikes of the Buck's Horn Plantain are much shorter than those of the Broadleaf Plantain (Plantago major
) and Ribwort Plantain (Plantago lanceolata
Do not confuse with the fruit, Plantain
, or Water Plantain
which are both different plants.
See also Broadleaf Plantain
, Ribwort Plantain
, and Plantain