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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, Texas Vervain


Location: E edge of large ditch & 10 m N of E end of East-West Path--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun, in disturbed soil (caliche). Many, but scattered.

Description: Erect perennial, 25 cm tall, much branched about the middle, all branches terminating in slender, elongate, paniculate spikes. Leaves variable: basal & lower cauline--oblong to ovate, tapering into a petiole as long as blade, irregularly dentate; dentation decreasing on those toward branch terminals; all strigillose. Corolla blue, tubular, 3.5 mm long, limb 6 mm broad.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 4, 1994
Specimen number: 590

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0877
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit) [=v. halei]

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