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Vervain

Verbena rigida

Description:

It has a spreading habit, and grows to 60 centimetres (24 in), with stalkless, toothed leaves and bright purple or magenta, scented flowers in summer.

Habitat:

It is native to Brazil and Argentina, and is not fully hardy in temperate climates, where consequently it is grown from seed as an annual plant. It is widespread as a garden escapee in the Southeastern US.

Notes:

Add'l web ref: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symb...

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 13, 2013
Submitted on May 17, 2013

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