Glandularia tampensis (Nash) Small
Tampa Verbena, Tampa Mock-vervain
Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)
Synonym(s): Verbena tampensis
USDA Symbol: GLTA
A Florida state-listed endangered species. Do not collect wild-growing plants.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Deltoid , Ovate
Leaf Venation: Reticulate
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Sprawling plant to 4 feet across.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Flower color is lavender-pink. Flowers sporadically throughout the year.
Native Distribution: FL
Native Habitat: Disturbed, sandy, live oak-palmetto and pine-palmetto woodlands near the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of central Florida.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Prefers disturbed sandy soils in partial shade.
BenefitUse Ornamental: Used as an annual or short-lived perennial garden plant in Florida. Occasionally reseeds spontaneously in the garden, though it is most often propagated by cuttings.
Warning: Florida state-listed endangered species. Do not collect wild-growing plants.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds , Softwood Cuttings
Description: Cutting propagation is most common for this species.
Commercially Avail: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
Research LiteratureReslit 241 - Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida (2000) L. G. Chafin and J. C. P. Hancock
Reslit 590 - Low-Maintenance Plants for South Florida (2004) J. Haynes, A. Hunsberger, J. McLaughlin and L. V...
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Glandularia tampensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Glandularia tampensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Glandularia tampensis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-06-05
Research By: JAM