Twiggy mullein

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    Twiggy mullein @ Kiba Park

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    Twiggy mullein @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Twiggy mullein
Formal Name
Verbascum virgatum
Alias
Verbascum virgatum, Twiggy mullein, wand mullein
Habitat
Europe's Mediterranean coast
Morph
biennial herb

Comment

Twiggy mullein, scientific name:Verbascum virgatum , is biennial herb of the Verbascum genus , of the Scrophulariaceae department native to Europe's Mediterranean coast. Naturalized from Europe by wasteland and farmland loss. From stem tips of a rosette of basal leaves in the summer, long racemes, yellow 5 petaled flower, bloom. Open the petals of the flower inflorescences reach to open flat. Five stamens that has long hair. Is similar to mullein (Verbascum thapsus), but differ with more flowers and leaves and flower opening. Between the two is the same height and flowering time. However, with flowers of this species is sparse and open flat petals, the flower color is darker, The size of the leaf is not extremely different from a superior lobe in inferior lobe, because it leaves no feather leaf color is green people has.

Common name: Twiggy mullein, scientific name:Verbascum virgatum, also known as: wand mullein, origin: Europe's Mediterranean coastal , environment: wasteland and fields to dissipation, grass height: 100-150 cm, raw leaf length: 20-30 cm, stem leaves: sessile, hold the stem in a heart shape, Leaf color: green, asymmetric flower and inflorescence: 30-50 cm, floral: 0.3-squeezing in 0.5 cm thick, short,: 5 crack, flower color: yellow, size: 2 cm, flowering period: June-August, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit, fruit shape: spherical.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Scrophulariaceae
Genus
Verbascum
Species
V. virgatum
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Yellow
Season
JunJulAug
Height
100 ~ 150 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2

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