Stony Creek Plant ID

Asked April 4, 2020, 7:01 PM EDT

Can you please identify the plant shown in the attached file? A number of them are located along Stony Creek and a number of streams in Anne Arundel County.

Anne Arundel County Maryland

1 Response

Hi - This is a weed called common mullein (Verbascum thapsus). It is a non-native invasive plant that can be found in places throughout the state. https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=2799

https://weedid.cals.vt.edu/weedimg/603

Christa