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Glandularia tampensis (Tampa verbena)
Tauscher, Joseph Allan

Glandularia tampensis

Glandularia tampensis (Nash) Small

Tampa Verbena, Tampa Mock-vervain

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

Synonym(s): Verbena tampensis

USDA Symbol: GLTA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A Florida state-listed endangered species. Do not collect wild-growing plants.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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 Information

Bloom 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.

Distribution

USA: FL
Native Distribution: FL
Native Habitat: Disturbed, sandy, live oak-palmetto and pine-palmetto woodlands near the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of central Florida.

Growing Conditions

Water 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.

Benefit

Use 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

Propagation

Propagation Material: Seeds , Softwood Cuttings
Description: Cutting propagation is most common for this species.
Commercially Avail: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Research Literature

Reslit 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 resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-06-05
Research By: JAM

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