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Glandularia maritima

Glandularia maritima (Small) Small

Beach Verbena, Coastal Mock Vervain, Coastal Vervain

Verbenaceae (Verbena family)

Synonym(s): Verbena maritima

USDA Symbol: GLMA5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Stems subprostrate, rooting at nodes, up to about 3 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Distribution: Known in the United States only in Florida where it is listed as endangered.
Native Habitat: Disturbed dunes and coastal strand.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 241 - Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida (2000) L. G. Chafin and J. C. P. Hancock

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-10
Research By: CBR

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