Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
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Read more about Narrowleaf Vervain at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_verbena_simplexa
Flowers occur on one or more blunt-tipped spikes, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
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5-lobed salverform corolla
4 stamens, attached to corolla tube
Flowers in blunt-tipped spikes
Schizocarp of mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p412
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p215
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p254
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p138