Verbascum thapsus is a species of biennial herb in the family Scrophulariaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Tajikistan, The Netherlands, Poland, Bhutan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Hungary, Belgium, Afghanistan, Sweden, China, Czech Republic, Belarus, Denmark, Finland, Spain, Georgia, Austria, Nepal, Russia, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Ireland, France, Iran, Serbia And Montenegro, Norway, Kyrgyzstan, Portugal, Ukraine, Italy, Romania, Moldova, and Switzerland. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Bombus terrestris, Coenonympha california, Bombus impatiens, and sweat bees. Individuals can grow to 0.78 m.
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