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White Moth Mullein - Verbascum blattaria

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems erect, simple or branched, 30–80 cm. Herbage glabrous below the inflorescence. Basal leaf blades oblanceolate, 4–15 cm long, shallowly pinnately lobed, crenate, usually pressed flat to the ground. Stem leaves reduced upward, lanceolate, serrate. Inflorescence a narrow, glandular-puberulent raceme. Flowers: calyx 5–7 mm long; corolla white, 15–30 mm across; anthers purple, villous. Capsule 5–10 mm long, glandular (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Non-native, introduced throughout most of North America.

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Habitat
Disturbed, often stony soil of grasslands, streambanks, roadsides; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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