Page author: David Giblin
Verbena bonariensis
purpletop vervain

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Disturbed forest edge and wastelots at low elevation.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from South America

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, butterflies, flies


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Accepted Name:
Verbena bonariensis L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 20. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Verbena bonariensis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Verbena bonariensis checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Verbena bonariensis information.

E-Flora BC: Verbena bonariensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Verbena bonariensis photos.

USDA Plants: Verbena bonariensis information.

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