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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 officinale ssp. halei

Slender Vervain


Location: E R.O.W. of Ira Lee Rd & 80 m S of Laurens Lane, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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]

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