Verbascum phlomoides L. 

Verbascum phlomoides L., Sp. PI. ed. 1 (1753) 1194; Vel., Fl. Bulg. (1891) 406; Hayek, Pro4r. Fl. Penins. Balc. II (1929) 109; Murb., Lunds Univ. Arsskr. nov. ser. XXIX, 2 (1933) 51; Fergus., Fl. Eur. Ill (1972) 210, p.p.; Hub.-Мог., Fl. Turkey VI (1978) 514; V australe Schrad., Mon. Verb. I (1813) 28 — Лечебен лопен 

Fam: Scrophulariaceae  -  Mullein  

Genus Verbascum L   

Species: Verbascum phlomoides L.  

English Name:  Orange Mullein


Verbascum Phlomoides, or more commonly know as Orange Mullein, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Verbascum. Its duration is biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. Verbascum Phlomoides or Orange Mullein‘s floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

 From Sagebud

Flowering Time:  June  -  October  

Distribution in Bulgaria:

These plants are growing on dry, grassy, stony and bushy places, uncultivated grounds and around roads,

in low land and mountains, from sea level up to 2000 m altitude.

Distribution:  Middle and South Europe, Caucasus

Conservation status and threats:  not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие. 

Medical plant:  It is medical plant in Bulgaria -

Origin: Sagebud ,  „Флора на НР България”, том IX, БАН, София, (1989)

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Verbascum phlomoides 1.   Verbascum phlomoides 2.  

Verbascum phlomoides 3.   Verbascum phlomoides 4.  


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