Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3343

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, roadsides, sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate
Middle to upper stem leaves sessile to auriculate-clasping

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Weakly bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals
5-parted 2-lipped rotate corolla
5 fertile exserted stamens
Superior ovary
Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Verbascum phlomoides   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Verbascum phlomoides   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-12-004:
Verbascum phlomoides   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Clasping Mullein, Orange Mullein


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image of Verbascum phlomoides, Clasping Mullein, Orange Mullein

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_veph_001_lvd