Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Mohegan - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 83

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Scientific name: Plantago major L.
USDA symbol: PLMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Plantain
Family: Plantaginaceae
Family (APG): Plantaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Combined with pigweed, mustard, dock and nettle and used as mixed greens.

RECRD: 42944 id: 28446