Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2355

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in SC, rare in GA & NC

Look for it in sandhills, sandy disturbed areas, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate
Cauline leaves are sessile.

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
Slightly bilaterally symmetrical
5 sepals
5-parted 2-lipped rotate corolla
5 fertile exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Verbascum virgatum   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Verbascum virgatum   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-12-002:
Verbascum virgatum   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wand Mullein, Twiggy Mullein, Moth Mullein