OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Verbena simplex   FAMILY Verbenaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Verbena simplex   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 162-01-010:
Verbena simplex   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Vervain


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image of Verbena simplex, Narrowleaf Vervain

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vean4_001_lvd

        

image of Verbena simplex, Narrowleaf Vervain

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_verbena_simplexa

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Flowers occur on one or more blunt-tipped spikes, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Verbena simplex   FAMILY Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 162-01-010:
Verbena simplex   FAMILY Verbenaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3321

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Glades, prairies, woodlands, forests, rock outcrops, and roadsides, over limestone or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

Flowers in blunt-tipped spikes

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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