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|Family: Scrophulariaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Verbascum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Verbascum bombyciferum Boiss.
Habit: Densely woolly. Stem: 50--150 cm, 0--few-branched. Leaf: basal with petiole 1--5 cm, blade to 40 cm, to 20 cm wide, ovate or obovate, +- crenate, tomentose; cauline reduced, distal sessile. Inflorescence: raceme, terminal, dense; flowers clustered, embedded in long-woolly hairs. Flower: calyx 6--10 mm, lobes lanceolate; corolla 20--30 mm, not glandular; upper 3 filaments white- or yellow-hairy, lower 2 glabrous distally. Fruit: 6--8 mm, ovoid.
Ecology: Dry streambed in oak woodland; Elevation: 140 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO (1 record, Sonoma Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to Turkey. Flowering Time: Jun Note: In cultivation, doubtfully naturalized; plants occasionally misidentified as Verbascum olympicum Boiss.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Verbascum blattaria
Next taxon: Verbascum speciosum
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Verbascum bombyciferum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91790, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.