Sea Plantain
Fact File
Taken at Gullane on 8th July 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




Taken at
Musselburgh on 22nd June 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
Fact File

Sea Plantain.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Habit:
Plantago maritima.
Lamiales.
Plantaginaceae.
Herbaceous perennial
Habitat:
Height:
Flowers:
Feature:

Coastal, growing on sandy soils.
10 - 30 cms.
June - August.
The leaves of the plant are harvested to be eaten raw
or cooked. The seeds are also eaten raw or cooked,
and can be ground into flour.