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Verbena plicata (Fanleaf vervain)
Nugent, Louis R

Verbena plicata

Verbena plicata Greene

Fanleaf Vervain

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

Synonym(s): Verbena plicata var. degeneri, Verbena plicata var. plicata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CO , NM , OK , TX

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-25
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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