common mullein


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Noun1.common mullein - tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowerscommon mullein - tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
flannel leaf, mullein, velvet plant - any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
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PI exposed areas were treated with: distilled water, 10% Dawn[R] dish soap, THN from jewelweed at 1x and 2x the natural concentration, and saponin-containing, MeOH extract from leaves of Verbascum thapsus, and common mullein which has reported anti-inflammatory activity.
Common Mullein: Found in open fields and along roadsides, this invasive species doesn't like shade.