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Verbena halei

Verbena halei Small

Texas Vervain, Slender Verbena, Texas Verbena, Slender Vervain

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Verbena officinalis ssp. halei

Slender Vervain, Texas Vervain


Location: 1 km E of intersection of Hwy 16 & RR 3550, near Poteet.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry red clay and sand. Full sun. Prosopis dominate in the area.

Description: Erect, much branched perennial from woody root, 50 cm tall. Leaves variable; lower, incised & dentate; middle, 1-2 pinnatified; upper, entire or barely toothed. Spikes slender, elongate. Flowers, small, tubular, blue, scarcely exceeding calyx, not crowded.

County: Atascosa
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: Jul 30, 1993
Specimen number: 13

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0479
Accession Date: Jul 30, 1993
Accession Number: 37

Annotations: SCFRB [V. halei]

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