Taxon: Verbena hastata L.

 
Genus: Verbena
Section: Verbena
Family: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 41157
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:20. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Aug-2010
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • American blue vervain  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • American vervain  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • blue vervain  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • simpler's-joy  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • wild hyssop  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • verbena  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • blåverbena  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [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, Rhode Island, 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 (s.w.), Montana, Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Verbenaceae&GenusID=Verbena&SpeciesID=hastata), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Utah (n.)]


    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. 7:455.
  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. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  10. Hinds, H. R. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2. (F New Brunswick)
  11. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  14. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  15. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. 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)
  18. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  19. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  21. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  22. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  23. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  24. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  25. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  26. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  27. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)

Check other web resources for Verbena hastata L. :

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=41157. Accessed 21 June 2018.