Common Mullein

Verbascum thapsus

Summary 4

Verbascum thapsus (great mullein or common mullein) is a species of mullein native to Europe, northern Africa, and Asia, and introduced in the Americas and Australia.

How to recognize it? 5

Tall, yellow spike flowers compactly attached directly to stem. Soft, large fuzzy leaves. Grow to 2m (6.6 ft).

Observations in Banff National Park 6

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Steve Chilton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND),
  2. (c) anonymous, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),
  3. (c) Ryan Hodnett, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),,_Ontario.jpg
  4. Adapted by bioblitzbanff from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),
  5. (c) bioblitzbanff, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
  6. (c) metallyza, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

More Info Map