Verbascum thapsus L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection

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Great Mullein

Common mullein is a notable plant with its yellow flowers and single long sturdy stem reaching heights up to two meters. The plant has many uses and many nicknames. For example, Hig candlewick and Cowboy toilet paper! It was used long ago as a torch by dipping it in tar or wax. And presumably cowboys used it as toilet paper! Not just people find it a handy plant. Some birds, including the wheatear... © Copyright Ecomare (licence)

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