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Verbascum blattaria, Moth Mullein

Scientific name:  Verbascum blattaria
Common name:  Moth Mullein
Family:  Scrophulariaceae, Figwort Family
Flower color:  Yellow
Flowering:  June - September

Verbascum blattaria,  Moth Mullein


Derivation of the botanical name:
Verbascum, mullein; corrupted form of barbascum, from the Latin barba (a beard), in allusion to the shaggy foliage; the ancient Latin name for this plant.
blattaria, Latin blatta, moth / cockroaches.

Verbascum blattaria,  Moth Mullein


Verbascum blattaria,  Moth Mullein


 
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