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Verbena xylopoda

Hillside Vervain, Arizona vervain

Verbena xylopoda
Verbena xylopoda
Verbena xylopoda
Verbena xylopoda

Life form2, 3: forb, biennial
Habitat: washes, hillsides, canyons, mountains
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf surface3: velvety hairy
leaf margin3: pinnatifid
Flower color2: lavender to violet to purple
Flowering period2: March to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Verbenaceae (verbena family)
Synonym(s)1: Verbena neomexicana v.xylopoda
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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