Ribwort, Buckhorn Plantain(Eng), Smalblaarplantago, Oorpynhoutjie, Tongblaar (Afr.)
Originally from Europe this weed followed early pioniers to the New World. Indians gave the plants the nick name "White people's footprints". It can be used as medicinal herb and have settled in all over the world. Easily known by the compact flowers followed by hundreds of seed on the end of a long stem.