EPPO Global Database

Verbascum virgatum(VESVI)

Code created in: 2002-02-23

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: VESVI
  • Preferred name: Verbascum virgatum
  • Authority: Stokes


Western Europe, Macaronesia. Introduced in South Africa, Canada (British Columbia, Ontario, Québec), USA (western and southern), Mexico, most of South America (except Venezuela, Guyanas and northern Brazil), New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Verbascum blattarioides Lamarck

Common names
Name Language
large-flowered mullein English
moth mullein English (US)
purple-stamen mullein English (US)
twiggy mullein English
schlanke Königskerze German
molène effilée French
molène effilée French
molène en baguette French
molène fausse-blattaire French
barbasco Spanish (AR)
blataria mayor Spanish
gordolobo Spanish
verbasco Spanish
verbasco virgato Italian
roedetoorts Dutch
barbasco Portuguese
blatária-grande Portuguese
blataria-maior Portuguese
blatária-maior Portuguese
chopo-branco Portuguese
verbasco Portuguese
verbasco-das-varas Portuguese
arechimôzuika Japanese
hozakimôzuika Japanese
アレチモウズイカ Japanese
ホザキモウズイカ Japanese