*Verbascum phlomoides Linnaeus. Phen: May-Aug; Jul-Sep. Hab: Disturbed areas, roadsides, longleaf pine sandhills (if left unburned). Dist: Native of Europe. In 2021, this species is spreading rapidly in the Fall-line Sandhills region of NC and becoming invasive, encroaching into natural habitats.
Origin/Endemic status: Europe
Taxonomy Comments: Hybridizing with Verbascum thapsus when they co-occur, forming Verbascum ×kerneri Borbás.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA17, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Va, W, WV, Pennell (1935)