Taxon  Report   8224    
Verbascum blattaria  L.
Moth mullein
Verbascum blattaria
© 2006 David McClurg
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Verbascum blattaria
© 2008 Chris Wagner
Verbascum blattaria
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Verbascum blattaria, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Verbascum blattaria
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Genus: Verbascum
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).