Verbena urticifolia

Species:Verbena urticifolia L.
Status:Native, FAC (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Verbena
Species Verbena urticifolia L. - WHITE VERVAIN


Citation VERBENA URTICIFOLIA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 20. 1753.
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Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 35.13). Lectotypified by Méndez & Cafferty, Taxon 50: 1140. 2001.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Calhoun USF  
Gadsden GH  
Leon GH  
Wakulla Lit Lit: Clewell, Guide Vasc. Pl. Florida Panhandle 512. 1985.


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Verbena urticifolia var. leiocarpa Verbena urticifolia Linnaeus, var. leiocarpa L. M. Perry & Fernald, in Fernald, Rhodora 38: 441, pl. 450(5-8). 1936. TYPE: VIRGINIA: Virginia Beach Co.: Virginia Beach, 10 Sep 1935, Fernald et al. 5013 (holotype: GH).
Verbena diffusa Verbena diffusa Poiret, in Lamarck, Encycl. 8: 550. 1808.  
Verbena incarnata Verbena incarnata Rafinesque, Atl. J. 154. 1832. TYPE: NORTH CAROLINA:
Verbena urticifolia forma incarnata Verbena urticifolia Linnaeus, forma incarnata (Rafinesque) Moldenke, Phytologia 52: 232. 1982.BASIONYM: Verbena incarnata Rafinesque 1832. 
Verbena urticifolia forma simplex Verbena urticifolia Linnaeus, forma simplex (Farwell) Moldenke, Phytologia 44: 134. 1979.BASIONYM: Verbena urticifolia Linnaeus, var. simplex Farwell 1924. 
Verbena urticifolia var. incarnata Verbena urticifolia Linnaeus, var. incarnata (Rafinesque) Moldenke, Phytologia 7: 259. 1960.BASIONYM: Verbena incarnata Rafinesque 1832. 
Verbena urticifolia var. simplex Verbena urticifolia Linnaeus, var. simplex Farwell, Pap. Michigan Acad. Sci. 3: 103. 1924. TYPE: MICHIGAN: Oakland Co.: Near Lakeville, 11 Oct 1922, Farwell 6443 (lectotype: BLH). Lectotypified by O'Leary et al., Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 97: 414. 2010.