mullein

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tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches Aaron's rod , common mullein , flannel mullein , great mullein , torch , Verbascum thapsus , woolly mullein
family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales family Scrophulariaceae , figwort family , foxglove family , Scrophulariaceae
European mullein with smooth leaves and large yellow or purplish flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America moth mullein , Verbascum blattaria
Eurasian mullein with showy purple or pink flowers purple mullein , Verbascum phoeniceum
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