Jan Yager's “Tiara of Useful Knowledge. City Flora: The Philadelphia Series (2006)” and is made of oxidized sterling silver, 18K and 14K gold. Each piece of the tiara transforms, coming off to become a separate entity --- brooch, tie tac, pendants... and each represents a specific plant as well: (Left to Right, Back to Front) Common Ragweed, Sweet Clover, Lamb's Quarters, Plantain, Switch Grass, Potato, Rye, Prickly Lettuce, Crab Grass, Ant, Tobacco, Pebble.
Plantain (Plantago spp.): --young leaves can be eaten raw. --leaves are best finely chopped or when cooked with fibers removed. --seeds can be dried and ground into flour/meal. --make a poultice using leaves for sores, bites, bee stings, etc. --varieties in the Pacific Northwest are Common Plantain (Plantago major) and Narrow-leaved Plantain (Plantago lanceolata).
Tatale (Ghana Spicy Plantain Fritters) from Food.com: From "Aromas from Ghana Cookbook" by Cynthia Agbozo. These fritters are spiked with ginger, red onion and Scotch Bonnet Chilies. They can be served with peanuts as a snack or along side an african stew.