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Seed Study - Verbascum thapsus

Verbascum thapsus - Common Mullein

Verbascum thapsus - Common Mullein

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Species: Verbascum thapsus
Common name: common mullein

Seedling Identification: Rounded oval cotyledons. The first primary leaves are more ovate yet still rounded with soft venation and fine pubescence.

 

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