Twiggy mullein

Verbascum virgatum

  • Twiggy mullein
  • Twiggy mullein
  • Twiggy mullein
  • Twiggy mullein
  • Flower name
    Twiggy mullein
  • Scientific name
    Verbascum virgatum
  • Aliasホザキモウズイカ , 荒地毛蕊花, ヴェルバスクム, Verbascum virgatum, ホザキモウズイカ, Twiggy mullein, 穂咲毛蕊花, wand mullein
  • Place of originEurope's Mediterranean coast
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Twiggy mullein

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.


  • Eye
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Scrophulariaceae
  • Genus
    Verbascum
  • Species
    V. virgatum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typebiennial herb
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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