Verbena halei Small
Texas vervain, Slender verbena, Texas verbena, Slender vervain
Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)USDA Symbol: VEHA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Verbena officinale ssp. halei
Slender Vervain, Texas Vervain
Location: E edge of large ditch & 10 m N of E end of East-West Path--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Habitat: Full sun, in disturbed soil (caliche). Many, but scattered.
Description: Erect perennial, 25 cm tall, much branched about the middle, all branches terminating in slender, elongate, paniculate spikes. Leaves variable: basal & lower cauline--oblong to ovate, tapering into a petiole as long as blade, irregularly dentate; dentation decreasing on those toward branch terminals; all strigillose. Corolla blue, tubular, 3.5 mm long, limb 6 mm broad.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 4, 1994
Specimen number: 590
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0877
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66 Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit) [=v. halei]