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Tell me this is not ........

Posted by Vera_EWASH z5 EasternWA (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 8, 05 at 9:15

Common Mullin....Normally biennial correct? I didn't have this last year..unless it was looking like a BES in the beginning. Usually in my area of Eastern WA, these first year plants look like HUGE attractive ornamental fuzzy cabbages with large leaves and then bolt year 2.

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I posted this on the Name That Plant forum and got someone who also believed it looked like Mullin...is there a dwarf Mullin I'm not aware of? :)

Thanks,

Vera


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RE: Tell me this is not ........

Sure looks like common mullein. Though it is hard to believe that you could have overlooked it last year.


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RE: Tell me this is not ........

Thanks John,
Yes, that is why it's hard for me to believe it's a common mullin...no way could I have not noticed the huge rosette of large leaves that is normal for our mullin. Well maybe I just discovered a miniture... LOL!
Our mullin is comparable to the following...

Here is a link that might be useful: Verbascum thapsus


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