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Moth Mullein (Verbascum blattaria)


Verbascum Blattaria, or more commonly know as Moth Mullein, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Verbascum. Its duration is biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. Verbascum Blattaria or Moth Mullein's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Verbascum
  • Family: Scrophulariaceae
  • Order: Scrophulariales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CO (BW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CO (moth mullein)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE SWSS WSWS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 2(FAC) 3(FACU-) 5(UPL) 6(UPL) 7(UPL) 8(UPL) 9(UPL) 0(FACW) H(NI)

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