OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 25 taxa in the family Verbenaceae, Vervain family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Brazilian Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbena brasiliensis   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Verbena brasiliensis   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena brasiliensis 162-01-001   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, in disturbed areas, old fields

Common

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon Common Name: Purpletop Vervain, Tall Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbena bonariensis   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Verbena bonariensis var. conglomerata   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena bonariensis 162-01-002   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, in disturbed areas, old fields

Uncommon in SC Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon Common Name: Purpletop Vervain, Tall Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Verbena incompta   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Verbena bonariensis   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena bonariensis 162-01-002?   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, in disturbed areas, old fields

Common (rare in Mountains)

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: White Vervain, Nettleleaf Verbena, Velvetleaf Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbena urticifolia   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Verbena urticifolia var. urticifolia   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena urticifolia 162-01-007   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blue Vervain, Common Vervain, Simpler's-joy

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbena hastata   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Verbena hastata var. hastata   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena hastata 162-01-008   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in marshes, bogs, low fields

Rare south of VA

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Hoary Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbena stricta   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Verbena stricta   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena stricta 162-01-009   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in pastures and roadsides

Rare

Native: central US

 


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camera icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbena simplex   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Verbena simplex   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena simplex 162-01-010   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in glades, woodlands, forests, and roadsides, over mafic or igneous rocks

Rare or uncommon in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Vervain, Carolina False Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbena carnea   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Stylodon carneus   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena carnea 162-01-011   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in sandy woodlands, sandhills

Common (rare in Piedmont, uncommon in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Stiff Verbena, Tuberous Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Verbena rigida   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Verbena rigida   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

(?) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena rigida 162-01-013   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, in disturbed areas

Common (rare in NC Piedmont)

Non-native: South America

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rose Vervain, Rose Verbena, Creeping Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Glandularia canadensis   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Glandularia canadensis   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena canadensis 162-01-014   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, sandhills, other dry (esp sandy) soils

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Moss Vervain, South American Vervain, Moss Verbena

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Glandularia aristigera   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS National Database: Glandularia pulchella   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Verbena tenuisecta 162-01-016   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in pastures, roadsides, other disturbed areas

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Non-native: South America

 


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Common Name: Dakota Vervain, Dakota Mock Vervain

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Glandularia bipinnatifida   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Glandularia bipinnatifida var. bipinnatifida   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in dry prairies on clay soils

Rare in Coastal Plain, waif in Mountains

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Marsh Frogfruit, Northern Frogfruit, Lanceleaf Frogfruit

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Phyla lanceolata   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Phyla lanceolata   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lippia lanceolata 162-02-001   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in brackish marshes, other marshes, ditches

Common in NC-SC (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Creeping Frogfruit, Capeweed, Turkey-tangle, Sawtooth Frogfruit

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Phyla nodiflora var. nodiflora   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Phyla nodiflora   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lippia nodiflora 162-02-002   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in interdune swales, shell middens, sandy soils of roadsides, lawns, ditches, impoundments, disturbed areas

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Chaste-tree

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitex agnus-castus   FAMILY: Lamiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Vitex agnus-castus +   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vitex agnus-castus 162-03-001   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in pastures, woodland edges, suburban woodlands

Rare

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Beach Vitex, Roundleaf Chaste-tree

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vitex rotundifolia   FAMILY: Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vitex rotundifolia   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on coastal dunes, planted for ornament & stabilization, and now spreading aggressively as an invasive species

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Non-native: east & southeast Asia & nearby islands

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Beautyberry, French Mulberry, Beautybush

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Callicarpa americana   FAMILY: Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Callicarpa americana   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Callicarpa americana 162-04-001   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in hammocks, other forests (esp with sandy or rocky soils), maritime forests (the main habitat northward), disturbed areas

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Chinese Beautyberry, Purple Beautyberry

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Callicarpa dichotoma   FAMILY: Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Callicarpa dichotoma   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Callicarpa dichotoma 162-04-002   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, powerline rights-of-way, woodland edges, suburban woodlands, bogs, bottomlands

Uncommon

Non-native: Asia

 


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Common Name: Japanese Beautyberry

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY: Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Callicarpa japonica   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in suburban woodlands

Waif(s)

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Florida Lantana, East Florida Lantana

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lantana depressa var. floridana   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lantana depressa var. floridana   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lantana ovatifolia 162-05-001   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in coastal strands, xeric hammocks, scrubby pine flatwoods, on the edges of brackish marshes, dunes

Rare (an endemic)

Native to Florida & extreme se GA; introduced in AL & SC

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Lantana, Hedgeflower

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Lantana strigocamara   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS National Database: Lantana camara   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lantana camara 162-05-002   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, esp near the coast

Common in GA Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Non-native: of garden hybrid origin

 


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Common Name: Texas Lantana, Hierba De Cristo, West Indies Shrub-verbena

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Lantana urticoides   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lantana urticoides   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lantana horrida 162-05-003   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed and brackish areas

Waif(s)

Native: Texas & the West Indies

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Trailing Shrub-verbena, Polecat-geranium

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lantana montevidensis   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lantana montevidensis   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: South America

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Clerodendrum, Rose Glorybower

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clerodendrum bungei   FAMILY: Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clerodendrum bungei   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides & in suburban woodlands

Rare

Non-native: east Asia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Harlequin Glorybower

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Clerodendrum trichotomum var. ferrugineum   FAMILY: Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Clerodendrum trichotomum var. ferrugineum   FAMILY: Verbenaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, streambanks

Rare, cultivated & strongly naturalized

Non-native: east Asia

 


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