Sweetwilliam, Small-flowered Vervain, Common Vervain, Wild Verva, Prairie Verbena
Glandularia bipinnatifida Nutt. var. bipinnatifida
Longevity : Perennial
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.
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