Verbascum L. >

Hairs on the filaments purplish. Glabrous to sparsely hairy plants except for the glandular hairy inflorescence. Leaf margins decurrent only as lines or low ridges on the stems
Pedicels longer than the calyx. Flowers in a raceme, usually solitary in the axil of each bract. Cauline leaves ovate to lanceolate or elliptic. Widespread. Waste places. Introd. from Europe. Fl. spring–summer. Moth Mullein Verbascum blattaria