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BUCK’S-HORN PLANTAIN Plantago coronopus (Plantaginaceae) Height to 15cm. Downy, greyish green perennial of grassland, disturbed ground and rocky sites, mainly near the sea. FLOWERS are 2mm across with a brownish corolla and yellow stamens; borne in slender spikes, 2-4cm long (May-Jul). FRUITS are capsules. LEAVES are 20cm long, 1-veined and pinnately divided; in dense basal rosettes. STATUS-Widespread and common around the coasts of Britain and Ireland; also occurs inland in SE England.