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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Verbascum

View taxon page for Verbascum

(For a list of species in Verbascum, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Leaf glabrous or ± hairy; filaments all densely purple-hairy; fruit glabrous to glandular-puberulent

2. Leaf glabrous; proximal  10–15(25) mm, flowers 1 per  ..... V. blattaria

2' Leaf ± hairy; proximal pedicels < 10 mm, flowers 1–4 per node ..... V. virgatum

1' Leaf densely ; upper 3 filaments white- or yellow-hairy, lower 2 glabrous to ± hairy; fruit densely tomentose

3. Inflorescence branched, not dense ..... V. speciosum

3' Inflorescence generally unbranched, dense

4. Cauline leaves not corolla 20–30 mm; petals not glandular ..... V. bombyciferum

4' Cauline leaves decurrent; corolla 12–20 mm; petals glandular ..... V. thapsus



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