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Verbena menthifolia (Mint vervain)
Cliffe, Harry

Verbena menthifolia

Verbena menthifolia Benth.

Mint vervain

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This species is a member of the verbena family (family Verbenaceae), which includes about 75 genera and 3,000 species of herbs, shrubs, and trees, mostly of tropical and warm temperate regions. Among them, teak is a highly prized furniture wood, and Vervain, Lantana, Lippia or Frog Fruit, and Chase Tree or Vitex are grown as ornamentals.


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AZ , CA , NM , TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Verbena menthifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Verbena menthifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Verbena menthifolia


Record Modified: 2008-09-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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