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Dark Mullein

Verbascum nigrum

Plant Data

Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
5 bright yellow petals. Purple speckles at the base and on the hairs of the stamen. Flowers to 2cm wide.
Fruit:
A brown egg-shaped capsule which contains numerous tiny seeds.
Leaves:
Large, thick, glossy, wrinkly, oblong to heart-shaped leaves. Roundly serrated margins and prominent veins. Not lobed.
Maximum Size:
120cm tall.
Other Names:
Black Mullein, Black-rooted Mullein, Tall Mullein.
Habitats:
Farmland, grassland, meadows, riverbanks, roadsides, wasteland.