Verbascum thapsus

Family:SCROPHULARIACEAE
Species:Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
Common Name:Woolly Mullein; Common Mullein; Flannel Plant
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Biennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:VETH
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE - Figwort family
Genus Verbascum
Species Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus - Woolly Mullein; Common Mullein; Flannel Plant

Citation

Citation VERBASCUM THAPSUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 177. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 242.1). Lectotypified by L. H. Cramer, in Dassanayake & Fosberg, Revis. Handb. Fl. Ceylon 3: 389. 1981.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Verbascum alatum Verbascum alatum Lamarck, Fl. Franc. 2: 259. 1779 ("1778"), nom. illegit.Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus 1753.  
Verbascum angustius Verbascum angustius Schrank, Neues Bot. Taschenb. Anfaenger. Wiss. Apothekerkunst 1809: 90. 1809.  
Verbascum canescens Verbascum canescens Jordan ex Boreau, Fl. Centre France, ed. 3. 2: 470. 1857. FRANCE
Verbascum collinum Verbascum collinum Schrader, Monogr. Verbasci 1: 35. 1813, non Salisbury 1796. GERMANY
Verbascum cuspidatum Verbascum cuspidatum Schrader, Monogr. Verbasci 1: 23. 1813. AUSTRIA
Verbascum decurrens Verbascum decurrens Stokes, Bot. Mat. Med. 1: 378. 1812, nom. illegit.Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus 1753.  
Verbascum elongatum Verbascum elongatum Willdenow, Enum. Pl. 223. 1809, non Moench 1794.  
Verbascum indicum Verbascum indicum Wallich, in Roxburgh, Fl. Ind. 2: 236. 1820. NEPAL
Verbascum linnaei Verbascum linnaei Opiz ex Berchtold & Opiz, Oekon.-Techn. Fl. Boehm. 3: 366, 371. 1841, nom. illegit.Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus 1753. 
Verbascum neglectum Verbascum neglectum Gussone, Fl. Sicul. Prodr., Suppl. 59. 1832-1833. ITALY
Verbascum officinarum Verbascum officinarum Crantz, Inst. Rei Herb. 2: 323. 1766.  
Verbascum pallidum Verbascum pallidum Nees von Esenbeck, Flora 2: 296. 1819.  
Verbascum plantagineum Verbascum plantagineum Moris, Stirp. Sard. Elench. 1: 33. 1827.  
Verbascum schraderi Verbascum schraderi G. Meyer, Chloris Han. 325. 1836.  
Verbascum seminigrum Verbascum seminigrum Fries, Novit. Fl. Suec. 68. 1819. SWEDEN
Verbascum simplex Verbascum simplex Hoffmannsegg & Link, Fl. Portug. 1: 216. 1811. PORTUGAL
Verbascum spectabile Verbascum spectabile Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 104. 1796, nom. illegit.Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus 1753. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Chilton, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Elmore, Escambia, Geneva, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Macon, Marshall, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Tallapoosa, Wilcox, Winston

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWAL0004166 Lawrence 20 Jun 2006 England, J. Kevin
0649
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus L.
17211 Geneva 25 JUL 1969 SIMMONDS, E. P.
081
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134067 Calhoun 15 Jul 1969 Jan Cofield
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134073 Cleburne 9 May 1973 R. David Whetstone
RDW-1241
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
65236 Chilton 27 JUL 2005 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
15599
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
60969 Lee 18 JUL 1968 BURNETT, JR., WILLIAM C.
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134071 Clay 2 Aug 1992 J. M. Ballard
442
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
SAMF0004765 Jefferson 22 Jun 1948 McCullough, H. A.
48-51
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UWAL0034979 Morgan 19 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
8027
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus ssp. thapsus
UNA00045971 Barbour 26 May 1998 John R. MacDonald
11277
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
UWAL0016363 Montgomery 24 Jul 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25364
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000023943 Randolph 17 Aug 1988 C. F. Nixon
4184
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
42722 Limestone 3 JUL 1972 LUCKETT, LARRY
056
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU140351 Calhoun 15 Jul 1969 Jessica Tudor
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000040696 Montgomery 24 Jul 2014 Alvin R. Diamond
25364
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134142 Marshall 9 Sep 1991 D. D. Spaulding
851
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000024112 Wilcox 26 Oct 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20357
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
61497 Barbour 7 JUN 2002 GIL, GLENDA
2001-198
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134146 Shelby 22 Jul 1982 R. D. Whetstone
11599
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134145 Randolph 14 Aug 1986 C. F. Nixon
2613
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
17212 Winston 5 JUL 1969 THORNHILL, RANDY
079
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
UWAL0014448 Colbert 26 Jun 2014 England, J. Kevin
5025
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134069 Calhoun 15 Jul 1969 Jerry Ellard
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134072 Cleburne 30 Jun 1994 S. E. Hruska
247
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
44199 Conecuh 28 JUN 1985 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
1008
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
51142 Covington 13 DEC 1989 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
6624
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134076 Jefferson 13 Jul 1984 J. P. Barber
795
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
47167 Jackson 23 JUL 1983 DODD, J. K.
81
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
TROY000036078 Bullock 19 Jun 2012 Bailee Dykes
890
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
35085 Jefferson 28 JUL 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1764
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
USAM000014597 Mobile 02 Jun 1969 Michael G. Lelong
5122
USAM
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
20364 Russell 29 JUL 1970 MOORE, HAROLD D.
417
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
SAMF0003176 Bibb 10 Jun 2015 Davenport, L. J.
5896
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
62992 Cleburne 19 JUN 1957 ADAMS, W. H.
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134079 Marshall 9 Sep 1991 D. D. Spaulding
851
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000023942 Chilton 27 Jul 2005 Alvin R. Diamond
15599
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000009193 Dale 03 Jul 2000 Tiffany Pennington
875
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
12944 Chambers 22 MAY 1967 GOLDEN, MICHAEL S.
179
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134078 Limestone 27 Jun 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17894
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000009196 Pike 29 Apr 1993 Amanda C. Collins
5
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000009194 Escambia 28 May 1995 Cynthia L. Brittain
294
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
22353 Macon 10 JUL 1970 HOPSON, GEORGE R.
.0055
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
UWAL0014793 Bullock 19 Jun 2012 Dykes, Bailee
0890
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000009195 Pike 02 Jul 1997 Jeanese Holmes
270
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000009191 Butler 06 Sep 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18044
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
73114 Lauderdale 9 JUL 2015 ENGLAND, J. KEVIN
5522
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134141 Shelby 20 Jul 1993 R. D. Whetstone
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
SAMF0004768 Jefferson 25 Jun 2006 Davenport, L. J.
3486
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000009192 Coffee 24 Jun 1999 Brian H. Martin
69
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UNA00042535 Pickens 4 Jul 1986 Charles N. Horn
1131
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
26838 Tallapoosa 12 AUG 1974 HUTTO, T. A.
477
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
SAMF0004766 Jefferson 18 May 1953 Kennedy
s.n.
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000028216 Lawrence 20 Jun 2006 J. Kevin England
649
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UNA00054619 Blount 16 Jun 1998 Brian R. Keener
1017
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
AUA000030358 Escambia 23 Mar 2011 HANSEN, CURTIS J.
4975
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
61496 Barbour 7 JUN 2002 GIL, GLENDA
2001-198
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134080 Shelby 20 Jul 1993 R. D. Whetstone
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
34824 Bibb 9 JUN 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1533
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
TROY000033413 Barbour 20 Aug 2011 Bailee Dykes
35
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
30979 Macon 20 JUN 1973 OWEN, J. T.
001B
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134075 Jackson 5 Aug 1975 R. D. Whetstone
5887
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
49108 Pike 24 JUN 1988 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
5071
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
48192 Elmore 30 SEP 1980 BOZEMAN, L. L.
039
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134068 Calhoun 4 Apr 1984 Donna Beavers
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UWAL0019502 Lauderdale 09 Jul 2015 England, J. Kevin
5522
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus ssp. thapsus
UNA00042538 Mobile 26 Jun 1964 Rebecca Deramus
D141
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
47339 Chambers 15 JUL 1983 HAYES, SHERRAD
79
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
UNA00042545 Marshall 7 Jul 1956 Joab L. Thomas
44
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
JSU134144 Randolph 14 Aug 1986 C. F. Nixon
2613
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
SAMF0004767 St. Clair 20 Sep 2011 Davenport, L. J.
4894
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134074 Jackson 20 Jun 1998 K. R. Brodeur
827
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134143 Lawrence 12 Aug 1974 T. A. Atkinson
647
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
55418 Crenshaw 31 JUL 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9764
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134077 Jefferson 13 Jul 1984 J. P. Barber
795
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
17213 Lee 29 JUL 1969 ELLIS, H. C.
113
AUA
VERBASCUM THAPSUS L.
JSU134070 Clarke 13 Sep 1997 R. D. Whetstone
18771
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UWAL0017066 Greene 20 Jun 2014 Keener, Brian R.
8493
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus L.
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