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Plant Details

Verbascum blattaria

Moth Mullein

Scientific Name:

Verbascum blattaria

Common Name:

Moth Mullein

Plant Family

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Native/Alien:

Alien

Type:

Biennial

Size in Feet:

5-7 H, 2 W

Light:

Part-sun, Sun,

Soil Moisture:

Sub-xeric (*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Blooming Plant

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Black Mountain, mid June 2003
© MB Baumeister

Bloom Stalk

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Black Mountain, mid June 2003
© MB Baumeister

Leaves and Stem

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Black Mountain, mid June 2003
© MB Baumeister

Closeup of Flower

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Black Mountain, mid June 2003
© MB Baumeister

Closeup of Bud

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Black Mountain, mid June 2003
© MB Baumeister

The whole plant was covered with "fur" which made it glisten. Unfortunately it was too far away for me to reach it, to touch it.

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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