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Verbascum thapsus


Velvety pale green plant, 2-3" across and growing out of the concrete.


Parking lot near a lake.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Lamb's Ear
Stachys byzantina Stachys byzantina
Verbascum thapsus

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Kate & Chris
Kate & Chris 9 years ago

I think you're both right about the Mullein; Lamb's Ear is more like silver velvet and this is just....fuzzy. :-)

jamerbean 9 years ago

I saw lamb's ear elsewhere in the garden and it looked a bit paler than this did, I think it's mullein like dennisecupp suggested.

dennisecupp 9 years ago

Mullein for sure. A common invasive from Eurasia.

Kate & Chris
Kate & Chris 9 years ago

I think it might be Lamb's Ear--check out the pics of the foliage at the bottom of the link I posted for the ID suggestion and let me know what you think.

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New York, New York, USA

Spotted on Mar 20, 2011
Submitted on Mar 20, 2011

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