Lambs Tongue

Common Name

Lambs Tongue, Ribwort

Scientific Name

Plantago lanceolata





Seasons of Growth

Autumn / Winter

Key Distinguishing Feature

Long Slender, hairy ribbed leaves.

Lambs Tongue has hairy, long, slender ribbed leaves that form 1 or more rosettes from which emerge long, slender flowering stems carrying dense, brown, cylindrical seed heads that often have white anthers sticking out of them from October to March or in July.

Key Products for Control:

Contra M Duo - 65mL/100sqm *Not safe for Buffalo lawns

Crabgrass & Clover Killer - Refer to label rates.

For 6-months weed germination prevention, we recommend Pre-Emergent Herbicides, such as; Spartan, Barricade, or Onset