Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Read more about Verbascum at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Flora of North America
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus
Woolly Mullein, Common Mullein, Flannel-plant, Velvet-plant
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April Haywood County NC
Leaves densely woolly hairy, in a basal rosette & alternate spiral on stem, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
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Inflorescence dense and spike-like (at least initially), per Weakley's Flora.
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July Fayette County WV
Leaves sessile, decurrent down the stem to the next leaf, per Weakley's Flora.
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July Transylvania County NC
Blue Ridge Parkway
Corolla yellow and 5-lobed, 15-25mm wide, within woolly 5-lobed sepals, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.
COMPARE Moth Mullein, Wand Mullein, and Woolly Mullein