Plantain, (genus Plantago)

Plantain Plantain is a common weed that originated in Europe but has naturalized throughout the U.S. Common plantain (Plantago major) has rounded leaves, while Lance leaf plantain (Plantago lanceolata) has elongated lance-shaped leaves. Plantain has a vast history of medicinal use and has long been considered an important herb. Emerging in early spring, it may […]

White Sweet Clover (Melilotus Alba)

Introduced: ¬†White Sweet-Clover (Melilotus albus, Melilotus alba) is native to Europe and was introduced to the North American Continent as a forage crop. It is a member of the pea (Fabaceae) family. Quoting Wikipedia: “It was introduced to North America in the 17th century for cattle forage purposes and is now widespread throughout Canada and […]

Tufted Vetch (Biccia Cracca)


Thistle, Canada (Circium Arvense)


Thistle, Bull (Cirsium Vulgare)