Glandularia species

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Scientific Name Glandularia bipinnatifida (Verbena bipinnatifida) USDA PLANTS Symbol
GLBI2
Common Name Prairie Verbena, Dakota Mock Vervain ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
502783
Family Verbenaceae (Verbena) SEINet Reference
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Description Multi-stemmed perennial, reclining stems up to 2 feet long with tips ascending 4 to 12 inches high; divided leaves with linear/oblong lobes; many individual, small flowers 1/4-inch across grouped together atop stems, 5 blue-purple-pink petals with notched lobes. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Glandularia bipinnatifida var. ciliata (Glandularia wrightii, Verbena wrightii) USDA PLANTS Symbol
GLBIC
Common Name Davis Mountain Mock Vervain, Desert Verbena ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
833952
Family Verbenaceae (Verbena) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Gravelly banks and washes, roadsides, grasslands, limestone slopes, scrub at higher altitudes 3,400-8,000 ft in desert environments.
Plant: Perennial 6 to 24 inches tall with spreading to erect hairy stems.
Leaves: Opposite, with short petioles; blades ovate to lanceolate-ovate 0.8 to 1.6 inches long, once or twice pinnately-lobed; hairy but without glands.
Inflorescence: Short, dense terminal spikes of showy pink-purple, sometimes white blossoms, each with 5 petals and subtended by a bractlet shorter or about the same length as the calyx which is sparsely to moderately covered with glandular hairs.
Bloom Period: April to September.
References: Descr. adapted from SEINet and "The Manual of Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston.
Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Glandularia pumila (Verbena pumila) USDA PLANTS Symbol
GLPU4
Common Name Low Verbena, Pink Mock Vervain ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
502792
Family Verbenaceae (Verbena) SEINet Reference
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Description Short annual, multi-stemmed, 6 to 12 inches tall; 3-part leaves 3/4 to 1-1/4 inch long, each part lobed and incised; 5-petal, pink to lavender flowers 1/8 to 1/4-inch across, compressed into a short spike about 1-3/4 inch long. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status
Native

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