Scrophulariaceae (Figwort family)

Broadleaf plant family

Of the nearly 280 genera, at least 25 are known to be in Missouri. The genera that contain mullein and speedwell are among the most common.

Mullein, commonMullein, common
Verbascum thapsus

Mullein, mothMullein, moth
Verbascum blattaria

Speedwell, cornSpeedwell, corn
Veronica arvensis

Speedwell, purslaneSpeedwell, purslane
Veronica peregrina

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

Publication No. IPM1023-44