Sea Plantain

Latin Name:

Plantago maritima

Manx Name:

cabbag aalin


June - August

Locations where this species is found:
Fleshwick Niarbyl Maughold

This plant is common on the island's coastline. It differs from other plantains with its particularly long flower heads.

Like many other plantains, this plant is edible.

The Manx name for sea plantain is "cabbag aalin", which means "beautiful dock".
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