Plantain weeds are very noticeable once they establish themselves within a lawn. They produce rosettes of leathery and prominently-ribbed leaves, that stand out amongst normal turfgrass. Plantains tend to flower May – September making the weed a nuisance throughout the entire summer.
A broad leaf perennial that has white flowers from spring to fall. It is a more difficult weed to control because it takes several applications of weed control to effectively remove it without damaging the surrounding turfgrass.
This weed is very common here in areas surrounding Chicago and Northwest Indiana