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Verbena simplex

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry

Soil Description: neutral, alkaline, poor, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: June, July, August

Bloom Color: purple, lavender

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, colonizing, drought tolerant, naturalizing, rock garden plant

Verbena simplex

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Description

Verbena simplex

Also known as:

narrowleaf vervain

,

narrow-leaved vervain

,

narrow-leaved verbena

Scientific Synonyms:

Verbena angustifolia

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MA, NJ
  • Special Concern: CT

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Verbenaceae Verbena family
Genus Verbena vervain
Species Verbena simplex narrowleaf vervain