Calflora
Taxon  Report   8236    
Verbena litoralis  Kunth
Seashore vervain
Verbena litoralis
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Verbena litoralis
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
Verbena litoralis
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
Verbena litoralis, a dicot, is a biennial or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Verbena litoralis
© 2017 Robert Byrnes
Family: VERBENACEAE  
Genus: Verbena
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Verbena brasiliensis
ICPN: Verbena litoralis var. brasiliensis
More information about  Verbena litoralis
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (VELI)

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 20, 2018).

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