Common Mullein:  Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)  Verbascum  thapsus
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Photo Details
1. Flower, Alpine Loop, Utah County, Utah  - 2. 3. Plant, leaf,  August 31, 2004 - Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah  - ©Nicky Davis

Size: 2 to 6 feet tall   Flower: 1 inch, yellow, 5 petaled flower on stalks   Leaves: overlapping light green woolly  Stems: up to 32 inches tall

Non-native, noxious, invasive plant  from Europe.  Also known as  woolly mullein, flannel plant, velvet plant, big taper, velvet dock. 
The leaf tea is recognized as a remedy for congestion. An oil infusion from the flowers is said to treat ear infections. Mullein contains
coumarin and rotenone that may be toxic in large doses.  Indians used  the seeds as a fish poison. The seeds should never be eaten.

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