Verbascum lychnitis L.
Common Name: WHITE MULLEIN
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad B-Forb

Sandy, gravelly, or rocky roadsides, fields, and disturbed ground. First collected in 1942 in Ottawa Co.

The fresh pubescence, besides being sparser than in our other species (except V. blattaria), is rather white. The species is easily recognized by its smaller flowers and much-branched inflorescence of slender stalks. A few specimens are a little more pubescent than usual, perhaps showing some introgression from another species, presumably V. thapsus.

Locations

Baraga County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Marquette County
Ottawa County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 14, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2680.