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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: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (9 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.), Manitoba (s.), British Columbia (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 [Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Oklahoma, 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, 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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Barber, S. C. 1982. Taxonomic studies in the Verbena stricta complex (Verbenaceae). Syst. Bot. 7:455. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  5. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  6. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  10. Hinds, H. R. 2000. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2.
  11. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  13. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with two varieties
  14. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  15. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  18. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  19. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  21. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  22. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  23. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  24. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  25. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  26. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  27. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  28. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Verbenaceae&GenusID=Verbena&SpeciesID=hastata target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Verbena hastata L. :

  • 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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=41157. Accessed 20 August 2019.