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Verbena scabra (Sandpaper vervain)
Stone, Robert L.

Verbena scabra

Verbena scabra Vahl

Sandpaper vervain

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: VESC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (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: Subshrub
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , NM , SC , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL FAC FACW OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1301 Collected 2013-10-19 in Hays County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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