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Verbena urticifolia var. leiocarpa

Verbena urticifolia L. var. leiocarpa L.M. Perry & Fernald

Nettle Leaf Vervain, White Vervain, White Vervena

Verbenaceae (Verbena family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AR , CT , DC , FL , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MD , MI , MN , MO , NC , ND , NE , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV
Native Habitat: Ravine woodlands, fields, roadsides, low ground.

Web Reference

Webref 34 - Go Botany (2019) Native Plant Trust
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Verbena urticifolia var. leiocarpa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Verbena urticifolia var. leiocarpa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Verbena urticifolia var. leiocarpa


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

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