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Common mullein

Verbascum thapsus


Very soft leaves, autumn siting so no flowers.


Mountainside desert in mining ghost town of Silver City, UT.

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Common Mullein
Verbascum thapsus Verbascum thapsus

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CarolHuston2 7 years ago

Thank you! I've never heard of mullein; it was so soft, I just immediately thought Lamb's Ear and some pix seemed to support that.

ForestDragon 7 years ago

Common Mullein has large, hairy leaves. Lamb's Ear leaves are smaller are more oval in shape. This is a first year plant. They bloom in their second year.

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Utah, USA

Spotted on Oct 17, 2015
Submitted on Oct 18, 2015

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