0000004917 00000 n 0000004007 00000 n Common name(s): Mullein, flannel mullein, woolly mullein. While weedy, it's not an especially problematic pest in high quality habitat and can be managed with a bit of hand pulling, the taproot usually coming up without a lot of effort. Cauline (stem) leaves are decurrent, alternate, and decrease in size toward the apex. Sign up for our Newsletter. 0000011866 00000 n 20 36 To find the safest and most effective treatment for your situation, consult your state’s land-grant institution. Common Mullein is a weedy species of dry, disturbed soils, often seen in large groups on roadsides, empty lots, railroads, gravel pits, and degraded fields. A biennial forb (a herbaceous flowering plant that’s not a grass) native to Eurasia and Africa, common mullein was introduced in the 1700s, and noted in Michigan by 1839. ����ٜ��-�")�X�@Y��O��4�&�/OEL!�L�L�HBh�;��[�y���$��{!� 0000004337 00000 n 0000007872 00000 n — Common mullein (Verbascim thapsus) is a weed species that’s increasing in northeast Nebraska’s rangeland, woodland, and pastures.It is a biennial plant that reproduces only by seeds, but it is a prolific seed producer. 0000000016 00000 n NORTH PLATTE, Neb. Texas Invasives. These flowers have five petals arranged in a leafy spike. Family: Figwort family (Scrophulariaceae) Reasons for concern: This is a pioneer plant in forest environments that have been burned or seriously disturbed. Verbascum thapsus is a biennial forb native to Eurasia and Africa. Lambs ear (Stachys byzantina) and mullein (Verbascum sp.) 0000010308 00000 n Information index for selected alien plants in Hawaii (20 October 2003). 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Environment: Mullein grows above 5,000’ between juniper/pinon and ponderosa belts in disturbed and recently burned earth. 0000022698 00000 n *q";�  W`*� (10.2-30.5 cm) long, 1-5 in. endstream endobj 21 0 obj<> endobj 22 0 obj<> endobj 23 0 obj<>/ColorSpace<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC]/ExtGState<>>> endobj 24 0 obj<> endobj 25 0 obj<> endobj 26 0 obj<> endobj 27 0 obj<> endobj 28 0 obj[/ICCBased 47 0 R] endobj 29 0 obj<> endobj 30 0 obj<> endobj 31 0 obj<> endobj 32 0 obj<> endobj 33 0 obj<> endobj 34 0 obj<>stream 0000001016 00000 n ��=������V����d�u\/ˡ �ȉ�����jM���y��s�|���|i�1�YȿG�Ug��� Having well-established grasses and forbs on a maintained pasture or rangeland with proper grazing and rotational grazing techniques can go a long way to prevent its establishment. Differences Between Lamb's Ear and Mullein. Common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) is often considered an invasive plant; however, other species of mullein, including hybrids known as ornamental mullein… Lower leaves clasp the stems but … Common mullein in gardens is considered a noxious and invasive weed in many states, but more than 300 varieties of ornamental mullein plants can grow in the garden or natural areas without abundant reseeding. Hybrids bred for the home garden are not as invasive as the common mullein. The plant bolts in the second year. Common mullein is a biennial forb that is unbranched and can grow to more than 6.6 ft. (2 m) tall. California Invasive Plant Inventory. The tall pole-like stem ends at a dense spike of yellow flowers. The garden owner introduced it as a mullein plant (I have since forgotten the cultivar she mentioned) and then quickly explained that it was not the “nasty invasive weed” found all over our region but a beautiful ornamental cousin of it. Mullein has soft, fuzzy leaves in a rosette during their first year and blooms into tall yellow heads in their second year. 0 Types of Mullein. 2015-41595-24254 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. �C��e��C� Cal-IPC Publication 2006-02 (1 February 2007). 0000006874 00000 n Mullein is used as a herbal remedy. Tweets by @ISCBC. 0000003290 00000 n First-year plants develop as a basal rosette of felt-like leaves. a northern arizona homeowner's guide to identifying and managing invasive plants MULLEIN. How to Grow Mullein in Gardens Learning how to grow mullein is easy; just watch it grow once it has sprouted, if you have the common type. x�b```f``�``e`��ad@ A�LJ�^�L��o�c;G�I���._&�I��ܹtB�!#����*J��fϊ��R�耘������ �+�ldB Nƙ ��X,���Ϩ�,��@���P�cs��.΍r�=L'�Y�,t7$&g�n�ɺIS��Ia��gQk�g0�`�a! Appearance Verbascum thapsus is a biennial forb native to Eurasia and Africa. Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States.