Verbascum Blattaria. Figwort Family. June - Sept.
A plant 2 - 5 feet tall, found in dry fields, waste places. Fairly common through United States and Canada. Naturalized from Europe.
Yellow, sometimes white, tinged on the back with lavender, fringed in the center with ruddy hairs; borne in loose spike.
Smooth, more or less deeply toothed.