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Verbena bonariensis L.
Purpletop vervain

Verbena bonariensis
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Kops et al., J., Flora Batava, vol. 27: t. 2093 (1930)

Family: Verbenaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Short Lived Perennial

Map of Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Verbena bonariensis has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Not Native, Naturalized
Eachus Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Harden Hammock Present Not Native, Naturalized
Palm Drive Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Verbena bonariensis has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Not Native, Naturalized
Collier County Not Native, Naturalized
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Verbena bonariensis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Verbena bonariensis
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Kops et al., J., Flora Batava, vol. 27: t. 2093 (1930)