Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyScrophulariaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusVerbascum
Species: Verbascum thapsus
Infrapecies:Verbascum thapsus L. ssp. thapsus
Common NameOrange mullein
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Biennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Persistance: Tardily Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNRTNR (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Dwayne Estes
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Dwayne Estes
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Dwayne Estes
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Dwayne Estes
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Dwayne Estes
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Dwayne Estes
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Dwayne Estes
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Dwayne Estes
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Milo Pyne
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Milo Pyne
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Milo Pyne
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Milo Pyne
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Shawn Krosnick
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Shawn Krosnick
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Shawn Krosnick
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Shawn Krosnick
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw
Verbascum thapsus ssp. thapsus - Joey Shaw