Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1600

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Brown
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 urticifolia   FAMILY Verbenaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Verbena urticifolia var. urticifolia   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 162-01-007:
Verbena urticifolia   FAMILY Verbenaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Verbena urticifolia var. leiocarpa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Verbena urticaefolia

 

COMMON NAME:
White Vervain, Nettleleaf Verbena, Velvetleaf Vervain