$ maven help:describe -DgroupId=com.jayway.maven.plugins.lab -DartifactId=maven-lab-plugin
This will give you an output like:
Name: maven-lab-plugin Maven Mojo Description: Maven plugin used to create labs that provide more code once a step has been completed. Labs are a useful way to learn new technologies, frameworks and tools. Group Id: com.jayway.maven.plugins.lab Artifact Id: maven-lab-plugin Version: 1.0.0.RELEASE Goal Prefix: lab This plugin has 7 goals: lab:create Description: Goal to chunkify lab:currentStep Description: Get the current step no lab:findMax Description: Goal to find the max version lab:init Description: Goal to create and initialize a lab. lab:next Description: Change to next step lab:reset Description: Goal to create and initialize a lab. lab:setStep Description: Change version to versionNo For more information, run 'mvn help:describe [...] -Ddetail'