Common Mullein
Common Mullein
Verbascum thapsus
Snapdragon Family - Scrophulariaceae
Flowers 3/4 to 1 inch wide with 5 petals. Leaves large (up to 1 foot long), soft and velvety with the basal ones stalked and arranged in a whorl, while upper leaves are stalkless, entire and alternate.
(Photographed - July and August)
A tall plant with a pale green, very hairy stem and leaves and a spike of densely packed yellow flowers.
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