Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2657

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Look for it on roadsides, sandhills, other dry (esp sandy) soils, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Pink/ Purplish
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed salverform corolla
4 stamens, attached to corolla tube
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
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):
Glandularia canadensis   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Glandularia canadensis   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 162-01-014:
Verbena canadensis   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rose Vervain, Rose Verbena, Creeping Vervain