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
Location: E R.O.W. of Ira Lee Rd & 80 m S of Laurens Lane, San Antonio.
Habitat: Open roadside, many in scattered colonies. Added moisture from run-off.
Description: Ascending, multi-stalked perennial, to 45 cm tall, from stout taproot. Much branched (ascending) above. Lower leaves oblong/ovate, tapering into a petiole equally long. Mid-stalk leaves smaller w/shorter petioles, 1-2 times pinnate; upper sometimes entire. Spikes paniculate, slender; bracts 1/2 length of calyx, lanceolate. Sepals 3 mm long, strigulose, unequal. Corolla blue, slightly exceeding calyx.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Apr 29, 1994
Specimen number: 572
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0856
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1994
Accession Number: 63 Annotations: SCFRB (In flower) [=V. halei]