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Greater plantain (Plantago major)

Observed: 25th July 2012 By: ThistleThistle’s reputation in PlantsThistle’s reputation in PlantsThistle’s reputation in PlantsThistle’s reputation in PlantsThistle’s reputation in Plants
Greater plantain (Plantago major)
Greater plantain (Plantago major)
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N. American natives reputedly

N. American natives reputedly called it 'White-mans Foot' presumeably because it appeared wherever europeans settled or they lined their footware with the leaves.

Brock

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Why?

Why would they line their shoes with the leaves? Warmth? Dryness? Medicinal properties?

Ian