Big to buy a plantain, in Ukraine
Grassy plant long-term with radical ovoid and lanceolate dlinnochereshkovy leaves. The rhizome shortened with a lobe of thin shnurovidny roots. Tsvetonos 10-50 cm of height, the naked, bearing on itself dense ear from ordinary-looking brownish flowers. Leaves are dlinnochereshkovy, are collected in the radical socket, shirokoyaytsevidny, lanceolate, smooth-edged with 3-9 arcuate veins, up to 20 cm long, up to 10 cm wide, located usually on the earth for moisture preservation. If there is a lot of moisture, leaves are understood for evaporation of excess water. A fruit - an ovoid mnogosemyanny box; seeds are angular, brown. One plant contains about 60 thousand seeds. During rains from covers of seeds slime thanks to which they stick to footwear of passersby is emitted, to animals, birds and extend thus to long distances. Blossoms from May to August.