Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Verbascum phlomoides L. image
Photographer: Robert R. Kowal           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Kurt Stüber

Robert R. Kowal
Family Scrophulariaceae
Verbascum phlomoides L.
clasping mullein, orange mullein
Verbascum: corrupted form of Barbascum, the ancient Latin name for this plant
phlomoides: like Phlomis which is Greek for "plant"
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, biennial, 2'-4'+ tall forb with branching hairs and no glands
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, 3/4"-1 1/4" wide, nearly regular in shape, the 3 lower lobes slightly longer than the upper 2, 5 stamens; inflorescence a dense, spike-like cluster becoming more open with time; blooms July-Oct.
Leaf:first year a basal rosette then becoming alternate, toothed, hairy on both sides, stalkless, mostly not extending down the stem
Habitat: disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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