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Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (Light-blue snakeweed)
Cressler, Alan

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl

Light-blue Snakeweed, Beach Vitex, Blue Porterweed, Joee

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

Synonym(s): Stachytarpheta indica, Valerianoides jamaicensis

USDA Symbol: STJA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , FL

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU
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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-11-20
Research By: CBR

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