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

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1956 - 1998

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
AUA_ACC_17213 Lee 29 Jul 1969 Ellis, H.C.
113
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
USAM000014597 Mobile 02 Jun 1969 LeLong, Michel G.
5122
USAM
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UNA00042545 Marshall 07 Jul 1956 Thomas, Joab L.
44
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
UWAL0046061 Autauga 14 Dec 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1478
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134079 Marshall 9 Sep 1991 Spaulding, Daniel D.
851
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_49108 Pike 24 Jun 1988 Diamond, Alvin R.
5071
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_62992 Cleburne 19 Jun 1957 Adams, W.H.
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_65236 Chilton 27 Jul 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15599
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
JSU134077 Jefferson 13 Jul 1984 Barber, J. Patrick
795
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
SAMF0004765 Jefferson 22 Jun 1948 McCullough, Herbert A.
48-51
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_26838 Tallapoosa 12 Aug 1974 Hutto, T.A.
477
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_51142 Covington 13 Dec 1989 Diamond, Alvin R.
6624
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
JSU134078 Limestone 27 Jun 1996 Whetstone, R. David
17894
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UWAL0016363 Montgomery 24 Jul 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25364
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134142 Marshall 9 Sep 1991 Spaulding, Daniel D.
851
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
ALNHS00006438 DeKalb 29 Jun 2016 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#3348
ALNHS
Verbascum thapsus L.
UNA00042538 Mobile 26 Jun 1964 Deramus, Rebecca
D141
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
ALNHS00000850 Monroe 06 Jul 2011 Barger, T. Wayne
RH-286
ALNHS
Verbascum thapsus L.
JSU134146 Shelby 22 Jul 1982 Whetstone, R. David
11599
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000048125 Autauga 14 Dec 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1478
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134076 Jefferson 13 Jul 1984 Barber, J. Patrick
795
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UWAL0004166 Lawrence 20 Jun 2006 England, J. Kevin
0649
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_22353 Macon 10 Jul 1970 Hopson, George R.
.0055
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
UNA00054619 Blount 16 Jun 1998 Keener, Brian R.
1017
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_34824 Bibb 9 Jun 1977 Sessler, Ann H.
1533
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
JSU134068 Calhoun 4 Apr 1984 Beavers, Donna D.
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UWAL0034979 Morgan 19 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
8027
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus ssp. thapsus
JSU134070 Clarke 13 Sep 1997 Whetstone, R. David
18771
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000033413 Barbour 20 Aug 2011 Dykes, Bailee
35
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134069 Calhoun 15 Jul 1969 Ellard, Jerry
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UWAL0049163 Bullock 31 Jul 2016 Horne, Howard E.
3469
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus ssp. thapsus
JSU134143 Lawrence 12 Aug 1974 Atkinson, Tim A.
647
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000036078 Bullock 19 Jun 2012 Dykes, Bailee
890
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_48192 Elmore 30 Sep 1980 Bozeman, L.L.
039
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_42722 Limestone 3 Jul 1972 Luckett, Larry
056
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
TROY000024112 Wilcox 26 Oct 2008 Diamond, Alvin R.
20357
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_61497 Barbour 7 Jun 2002 Gil, Glenda
2001-198
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
UWAL0043862 Baldwin 31 Jul 2002 Larsen, H.S.
1103
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_17211 Geneva 25 Jul 1969 Simonds, E.P.
081
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_35085 Jefferson 28 Jul 1977 Sessler, Ann H.
1764
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_47339 Chambers 15 Jul 1983 Hayes, Sherrad
79
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
SAMF0003176 Bibb 10 Jun 2015 Davenport, Lawrence J.
5896
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000009193 Dale 03 Jul 2000 Pennington, Tiffany
875
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UNA00042535 Pickens 04 Jul 1986 Horn, Charles N.
1131
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_17212 Winston 5 Jul 1969 Thornhill, Randy
079
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
TROY000009192 Coffee 24 Jun 1999 Martin, Brian H.
69
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_12944 Chambers 22 May 1967 Golden, Michael
179
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
UWAL0019502 Lauderdale 09 Jul 2015 England, J. Kevin
5522
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus ssp. thapsus
JSU134074 Jackson 20 Jun 1998 Brodeur, Kristin R.
827
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
SAMF0004766 Jefferson 18 May 1953 Kennedy, C.
s.n.
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134067 Calhoun 15 Jul 1969 Cofield, Jan
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA000030358 Escambia 23 Mar 2011 Hansen, Curtis J.
4975
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
SAMF0004768 Jefferson 25 Jun 2006 Davenport, Lawrence J.
3486
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000040696 Montgomery 24 Jul 2014 Diamond, Alvin R.
25364
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
UNA00045971 Barbour 26 May 1998 MacDonald, John R.
11277
UNA
Verbascum thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_73114 Lauderdale 9 Jul 2015 England, J. Kevin
5522
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
TROY000009194 Escambia 28 May 1995 Brittain, Cynthia L.
294
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_61496 Barbour 7 Jun 2002 Gil, Glenda
2001-198
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
JSU140351 Calhoun 15 Jul 1969 Tudor, Jessica
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_30979 Macon 20 Jun 1973 Owen, J.T.
001B
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_7661 Sumter 3 Jul 1960 Jones, Jr., Samuel B.
165
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_44199 Conecuh 28 Jun 1985 Diamond, Alvin R.
1008
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
UWAL0014793 Bullock 19 Jun 2012 Dykes, Bailee
0890
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
ALNHS00001689 Dallas 21 Jul 2010 Barger, T. Wayne
OC-443
ALNHS
Verbascum thapsus L.
TROY000009191 Butler 06 Sep 2007 Diamond, Alvin R.
18044
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA000038270 Morgan 19 Jun 2017 England, J. Kevin
8027
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
UWAL0014448 Colbert 26 Jun 2014 England, J. Kevin
5025
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134071 Clay 2 Aug 1992 Ballard, J. Mark
442
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134145 Randolph 14 Aug 1986 Nixon, Christopher F.
2613
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
SAMF0004767 St. Clair 20 Sep 2011 Davenport, Lawrence J.
4894
SAMF
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134075 Jackson 5 Aug 1975 Whetstone, R. David
5887
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000028216 Lawrence 20 Jun 2006 England, J. Kevin
649
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134141 Shelby 20 Jul 1993 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000023942 Chilton 27 Jul 2005 Diamond, Alvin R.
15599
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_47167 Jackson 23 Jul 1983 Dodd, J.K.
81
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_60969 Lee 18 Jul 1968 Burnett, Jr., William C.
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
TROY000009196 Pike 29 Apr 1993 Collins, Amanda C.
5
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134072 Cleburne 30 Jun 1994 Hruska, Susan E.
247
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134144 Randolph 14 Aug 1986 Nixon, Christopher F.
2613
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000047731 Autauga 07 Sep 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
1196
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134073 Cleburne 9 May 1973 Whetstone, R. David
RDW-1241
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000009195 Pike 02 Jul 1997 Holmes, Jeanese
270
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
JSU134080 Shelby 20 Jul 1993 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
TROY000023943 Randolph 17 Aug 1988 Nixon, Christopher F.
4184
TROY
Verbascum thapsus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_20364 Russell 29 Jul 1970 Moore, Harold D.
417
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
UWAL0017066 Greene 20 Jun 2014 Keener, Brian R.
8493
UWAL
Verbascum thapsus L.
AUA_ACC_55418 Crenshaw 31 Jul 1995 Diamond, Alvin R.
9764
AUA
Verbascum Thapsus L.
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