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Verbascum

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Family Scrophulariaceae
Name Verbascum arcturus
Etymology
Verbascum From Latin barbatum meaning beard, corruption of.
arcturus From Greek arktos meaning bear, and Greek ura meaning tail or stern.

  See also:  Ornamentals

Verbascum arcturus comes from the island of Crete in the Mediterranean. It grows as a rosette of leaves which sends up a flower spike in the spring.


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