Definition of mullein
: any of a genus (Verbascum) of usually woolly-leaved Eurasian herbs of the snapdragon family including some that are naturalized in North America
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Another biennial introduced by settlers that grows wild in our area is common mullein.
Plants especially susceptible to fasciation include ferns, willow trees, delphiniums, foxgloves, forsythia, euphorbias, lilies, primulas and verbascums such as the mullein.
Native to Turkey, silver mullein starts out with large, white furry leaves that form neat low-growing rosettes.
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Origin and Etymology of mullein
Middle English moleyne, from Anglo-French moleine
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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