Wooly mullein, Verbascum thapsus L., non-native
- a dicot in the Schrophulariaceae family -
biennial (completes the life cycle in two years)
Common. The large rosette is produced the first year.The tall, usually single flower stalk is produced the second year. The leaf of the wooly mullein is so soft and velvety it can be used as a soft cloth.

Wooley Mullein leaves are so soft to touch.wooly mullein produces a tall flower stalk in the summer of its second year
wooly mullein produces a large rosette of leaves the first year and a tall stalk its second year

wooly mullein produces only this type of rosette its first year

velvety lower leaf of the wooly mullein
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