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Great Mullein

A tall spike of yellow flowers with stems and leaves covered in white hairs.



Common Name Great Mullein
Scientific Name Verbascum thapsus
Species Group Complex Flowers
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Figwort family - Scrophulariaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Tall 'moth-eaten' wooly plant with yellow flowers up the central stem
Additional Identification Notes
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Complex Flowers