Dakota Vervain

Sweetwilliam, Small-flowered Vervain, Common Vervain, Wild Verva, Prairie Verbena

Glandularia bipinnatifida Nutt. var. bipinnatifida

Dakota Vervain

Dakota Vervain

Family :Verbenaceae

Longevity : Perennial

Origin :Native

Season :Warm

Dakota Vervain is a reclining perennial that reaches a height of six to eighteen inches. It can be found growing in sandy or calcareous soils of the Edwards Plateau and the South Texas Plains. The leaves are 1 to 2 1/2 inches long and narrowly lobed. The flower is 3/8 inch in diameter with five lobes and can be pink, lavender or purple. Dakota Vervain blooms from March to October and attracts butterflies and other insects.

Click image to enlarge.

Comments are closed.