Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1596

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: South America
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on roadsides, in disturbed areas, old fields, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue-violet
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed salverform corolla
4 stamens, attached to corolla tube
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Verbena brasiliensis   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Verbena brasiliensis   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 162-01-001:
Verbena brasiliensis   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic synthesis of North America (Kartesz 2010). Biota of N. America (BONAP)
Verbena litoralis var. brevibracteata

 

COMMON NAME:
Brazilian Vervain