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Herbarium specimen: Verbascum virgatum

Taxon:Scrophulariaceae: Verbascum virgatum Stokes ("Twiggy Mullein")
Filed in taxon folder:Scrophulariaceae: Verbascum virgatum Stokes ("Twiggy Mullein")
Collected by:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Collection date:26/8/1925
6/1923 leaves
16/7/1925 (after drought)
Locality:Great Britain, VC6 North Somerset, Winscombe, ST45, Railway bank south of Winscombe the old locality for this and for V. blattaria
ex herb:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Verbascum virgatum herbarium specimen from Winscombe, VC6 North Somerset in 1925 by Mr Harold Stuart Thompson.
fruits/flowers:mature flowers
notes:Part of this sheet given to J S Lousley Feb 1928.
Root leaves, leaves, flower spike and flowers collected at different dates: June 1923, 16 July 1925, 26 August 1925.
Flowers yellow with purple stigmas and orange anthers, short pedicels.
Leaves possibly mixed with those of V. blattaria

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Documented by arlocksley on 24th August 2008.

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