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Verbena hastata L.
AMERICAN VERVAIN
Swamp verbena

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Verbena hastata, Blue Vervain
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Verbena hastata, Blue Vervain

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Calliopsis nebraskensis @ AMNH_BEE (24)
Apidae  Bombus affinis @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Bombus ashtoni @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Bombus borealis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus citrinus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Bombus fervidus @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Bombus griseocollis @ AMNH_BEE (1); CUIC_ENT (1)

Bombus impatiens @ UCMS_ENT (5)

Bombus rufocinctus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus ternarius @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Bombus terricola @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Ceratina calcarata @ MLSB__N16- (2)

Melissodes denticulata @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe cichoracearum @ BPI (33)

Erysiphe verbenae @ BPI (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon virescens @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Halictus ligatus @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Halictus rubicundus @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Lasioglossum semicaeruleum @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Megachilidae  Anthidium maculosum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Coelioxys rufitarsis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile centuncularis @ CUIC_ENT (1); MLSB__N16- (1)

Megachile rotundata @ CUIC_ENT (2); MLSB__N16- (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Didymella rehmii @ BPI (1)

Septoria verbenae @ BPI (27)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia sydowiana @ BPI (1)

Puccinia verbenicola @ BPI (1)

Puccinia vilfae @ BPI (11)
_  Ascochyta cuneomaculata @ BPI (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Verbena hastata L. Blue Vervain
Verbenaceae — Vervain family
Native
Verbena hastata
Red Mill Road
July 2001

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Copyright David G. Smith

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Verbena hastata L. - Blue Vervain

Verbena hastata plant

Family - Verbenaceae

Stems - To 1.6m tall, branched above, herbaceous, pubescent, often slightly scabrous, 4-angled.

Verbena hastata stem Stem at a node.

Leaves - Opposite, petiolate, lanceolate to lanceolate-oblong or lanceolate-ovate, to +/-3cm broad, +15cm long, serrate to double serrate, scabrous above, pubescent below.

Verbena hastata leaves

Inflorescence - Multiple terminal spikes, with flowers dense and overlapping, indeterminate.

Verbena hastata inflorescence Single spike of inflorescence.

Flowers - Corolla whitish to blue-purple or rose, to 10mm long, 4mm wide at apex, tubular, salverform, 5-lobed, zygomorphic. Stamens 5, included within corolla. Calyx to 3mm long, tubular, pubescent, 5-lobed(toothed).

Verbena hastata flower Flower close-up.

Flowering - June - October.

Habitat - Moist ground, waste ground, pastures, thickets, meadows, streambanks, roadsides, railroads.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This plant is sometimes confused with V. urticifolia L. but the latter has flowers which are not as dense on the spikes and with corollas which are typically white. V. urticifolia also has much broader leaves than does V. hastata .
V. hastata is a common plant and can bloom when quite small if mowed or cut frequently.
Steyermark lists three forms for the species. Form hastata , pictured above, has the typical blue-purple corolla. Form rosea Cheney , has a rose-colored corolla and is rare. Form albiflora Moldenke , has a white corolla and is also rare.

Photographs taken off Shaw Ave., St. Louis, MO., 7-28-03.
 


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Number of matches : 20
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Verbena hastata%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2650 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2651 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2652 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2653 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2654 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2655 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2656 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2657 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2658 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2659 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2660 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2661 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2662 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2663 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2664 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2665 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 1111 2222 2666 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
ID: 0000 0000 0710 0374 [detail]
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 0000 1013 0809 [detail]
© 2013 Aaron Arthur

Verbena hastata
Verbena hastata
Blue Vervain
ID: 0000 0000 1013 0810 [detail]
© 2013 Aaron Arthur

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