Calflora
Taxon  Report   8233    
Verbena lasiostachys  Link
Common verbena,  Vervain, Western verbena, Western vervain
Verbena lasiostachys
© 2003 Margo Bors
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Verbena lasiostachys
© 2006 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Verbena lasiostachys
© 2008 Keir Morse
Verbena lasiostachys, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Verbena lasiostachys
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Family: VERBENACEAE  
Genus: Verbena
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Verbena lasiostachys var. septentrionalis
PLANTS: Verbena prostrata
PLANTS: Verbena robusta
More information about  Verbena lasiostachys
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (VELA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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