Mullein

Plant Bio

Common Name:Mullein
Family:Scrophulariaceae
Genus:Verbascum
Species:thapsus
Classification/Rank:Aggressive or Under Bio-control
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Habitat/Range:• considered a nuisance weed. • alterante host for an apple pest and sometimes controlled for that reason. • found as rare and scattered infestations across the region

Description

• biennial herb that grows 0.5 to1.5 m tall
• stems are erect
• basal leaves are large, egg to heart shaped, short stalked or unstalked, green, smooth above while thinly white-woolly below; stem leaves are similar, alternate, and reduced upwards
• flowers yellow, wheel shaped; inflorescence of a dense, bracted, spike-like, terminal cluster

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posted: July 14, 2017
Attend the BC Northern Exhibition for free!

The Northwest Invasive Plant Council will have an Information Booth at this year's BCNE, and we're looking for volunteers to help out.

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posted: July 7, 2017
Invaders! Invasive Species in BC

Watch this short video from the Province about invasive species and their impacts on BC - Invaders! Invasive Species in BC