Verbena bracteata Lag. & Rodr.
Family: Verbenaceae
creeping vervain,  more...
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Verbena: ancient Latin name of the common European vervain
Plants: creeping annual/biennial/perennial, 1"-20" tall forb; stems square
Leaves: opposite, deeply pinnately-cut or 3-lobed leaf drawing
Flowers: blue to purple, 5-parted, up to 1/8" wide, tubular; inflorescence up to 1/2" thick, terminal, hairy spike with many bracts; blooms May-Oct.
Fruits: 4 linear, separating nutlets
Habitat: dry; disturbed sites
Conservation Status: Native
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Kitty Kohout  
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Merel R. Black  
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Dennis W. Woodland  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Verbena bracteata image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Verbena bracteata image
Verbena bracteata image
Kitty Kohout  
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