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Sighting: Verbascum thapsus at 490 Long Plain Rd

by Liu1 on October 23 2016

Location notes: The common mullein is found on the lawn close to 490 Long Plain road.

Comments: Common mullein is a terrestrial non-woody plant. The leaf blade is simple. The plant grows first as a basal rosette, and then start to grow higher in the next following years. The plant is still very young for now which only contain basal leaves. The leaf edge has teeth. The leave shape is ovate. The texture is pubescent which has very soft hair on the leaf surface.