Taxon  Report   8232 
Verbena hastata  L.
Blue vervain,  Swamp verbena
Verbena hastata
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
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Verbena hastata
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Verbena hastata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Verbena hastata
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Verbena
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Verbena hastata var. scabra
More information about  Verbena hastata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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