Time to act:
Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Greater plantain grows in borders, but is able to survive in the compacted soil of lawns. With its deep tap root, it's able to survive and re-grow when the top of the plant is cut off. If left, it will compete with plants for light, water and nutrients, and lead to bare patches on the lawn.
A clump of leaves growing from a single spot or multiple points. Tall, stringy flower stalks are topped by a dense green cone of small flowers, which turns brown and felty as seeds form.
Find it on
established flowerbeds, cracks in paving, garden walls, lawns