A total of 18 mullein species have been recorded in Jordan. They generally produce small rosettes of hairy leaves in their first year. Adult plants over a year old produce large, hairy, basal leaves with wavy margins and densely branched crowns with yellow flowers. The flowers of most species have red centers. Mulleins are a source of food for numerous insects such as moth caterpillars and ants.
Stony mountains and valleys of western Jordan, including Amman, Karak, Tafilah, and Shobak.
Late spring and summer.