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Glandularia canadensis [=Verbena canadensis]

Rose Vervain, Rose Mock Vervain, Creeping Vervain

Scientific Name:

Glandularia canadensis [=Verbena canadensis]

Genus:

Glandularia

Species Epithet:

canadensis

Common Name:

Rose Vervain, Rose Mock Vervain, Creeping Vervain

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink, Purple

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April, May

Growing Area:

Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Roadsides, sandhills, other dry (especially sandy) soils. Rare in NC piedmont and coastal plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Semi-evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled, S2: Imperiled (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

W7: Watch List: Poorly Known in NC (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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