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Taxon: Verbena bracteata Lag. & Rodr.

 
Genus: Verbena
Section: Verbena
Family: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 101139
Place of publication: Anales Ci. Nat. 4:260. 1801
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 22-Apr-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Aug-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • big-bract vervain  (Source: F Florida) - English
  • bracted vervain  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • carpet vervain  (Source: F Alberta) - English
  • creeping vervain  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • prostrate vervain  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • spärrverbena  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (according to habitat fide F Ohio; Glea Cron ed2; F GPlains; Syst Bot 7:454. 1982)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta (s.), British Columbia (s.), Manitoba (s.), Saskatchewan (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Verbenaceae&GenusID=Verbena&SpeciesID=bracteata), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sonora]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Barber, S. C. 1982. Taxonomic studies in the Verbena stricta complex (Verbenaceae) Syst. Bot. 7:454.
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  5. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  7. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  8. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  11. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  14. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  16. Moldenke, H. N. 1980. A sixth summary of the Verbenaceae, Avicenniaceae, Stilbaceae, Chloanthaceae, Symphoremaceae, Nyctanthaceae, and Eriocaulaceae of the world as to valid taxa, geographic distribution and synonymy Phytologia Mem. 2:1-629.
  17. Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. (F Alberta)
  18. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  19. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  20. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  21. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)
  22. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  23. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  24. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  25. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)
  26. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)
  27. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Verbena bracteata Lag. & Rodr. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101139. Accessed 16 October 2018.