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Blue Vervain

Verbena hastata

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MrsPbio 7 years ago
Blue Vervain
Verbena hastata Verbena hastata

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Hema 7 years ago

Karen P. I think you are correct .
Compare to my spotting,

MrsPbio 7 years ago

Ahh... I think it may be Blue Vervain. I can't see the leaves too well in your pic. I'm assuming they are finely saw-toothed. But the description seems to suit:
"Note the branching, pencil-like spikes of 5-petaled flowers that bloom a few at a time, advancing toward the pointed tip. Stem grooved, 4- sided.

MrsPbio 7 years ago

Dangit...I've seen these before.... can't bring up the name!...... rats rats rats... going to get my guidebook! This'll bug me till I find it!

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West Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 3, 2012
Submitted on Jan 21, 2013

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