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Verbascum thapsus


A common invasive. A clump of large soft leaves. Sends up a stalk topped by yellow flowers later in the summer. We used to call it "Lamb's Ear", because of the broad soft leaves, but I have no idea if that's a common name.


open field, especially if the area has been disturbed by construction

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juliefie 5 years ago

Lambs ear is actually a different plant - Stachys byzantina. It's a much smaller plant and has purple flowers.

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Colorado, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2014
Submitted on May 10, 2014

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