Plant Identification Database:
Verbenaceae (Vervain)
Order: Lamiales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Verbenaceae: LV: simple, opposite or s. whorled; FL: zygomorphic, 5 petals connate tubular, 5 sepals connate tubular, spike, indeterminate, small 1/6-1/3", summer/fall, perfect, 4 stamens, ovary superior; FR: drupe or schizocarp; ST: o. angled, u. pubescent; EC:
opposite or s. whorled simple zygomorphic, P: 5 connate tubular; S: 5 connate tubular spike, indeterminate small 1/6-1/3", summer/fall, perfect, S: 4, O: superior drupe or schizocarp o. angled, u. pubescent Verbenaceae: LV: simple, opposite or s. whorled; FL: zygomorphic, 5 petals connate tubular, 5 sepals connate tubular, spike, indeterminate, small 1/6-1/3", summer/fall, perfect, 4 stamens, ovary superior; FR: drupe or schizocarp; ST: o. angled, u. pubescent; EC:
Oreganillo Aloysia wrightii Aloysia Whole, Obovate Crenate White Spring Shrub, >1' AZ Oreganillo Aloysia wrightii
Desert verbena Glandularia gooddingii Glandularia Desert AZ Desert verbena Glandularia gooddingii
Lopseed Phryma leptostachya Phryma Forest Lopseed Phryma leptostachya
Blue vervain Verbena hastata Verbena opposite lancelate/oblong, s. lobed serrate 3-6" P: 5 blue spikes, terminal, indeterminate minute herb, 3-6', erect 4-angled, grooved Silver Lake Pittsfield MA Blue vervain Verbena hastata American vervain, swamp verbena
Narrow-leaved vervain Verbena simplex Verbena Narrow-leaved vervain Verbena simplex
White vervain Verbena urticifolia Verbena White vervain Verbena urticifolia
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION