blue vervain

(Verbena hastata)

blue vervain












Distribution Map



2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Asteranae  


Lamiales (mints, plantains, olives, and allies)  


Verbenaceae (verbena)  
  Tribe Verbeneae  
  Genus Verbena (vervain)  
  Section Verbena  
  Series Candelabrae  

Subordinate Taxa


blue vervain (Verbena hastata var. hastata)

blue vervain (Verbena hastata var. scabra)






Common Names


American blue vervain

blue verbena

blue vervain


swamp verbena

wild hyssop









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blue vervain (Verbena hastata var. hastata)

  blue vervain (var. hastata)   blue vervain (var. hastata)

blue vervain (Verbena hastata var. scabra)

  blue vervain (var. scabra)   blue vervain (var. scabra)

Variety Undetermined

  blue vervain    



  Verbena hastata BLUE VERVAIN
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  Verbena hastata BLUE VERVAIN  



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Other Videos
  Minnesota Native Plant - Blue Vervain (Verbena Hastata)

Published on Jul 15, 2013

This video shows the Blue Vervain (Verbena Hastata), a beautiful plant for your native water garden or pond.

  MyNature Apps; Identifying Blue Vervain, Verbena hastata

Uploaded on Aug 5, 2011

How to identify Blue Vervain, Verbena hastata also known as Verbena, Common Verbena, Common Vervain, Eisenkraut, European Vervain, Herb of Grace, Herb of the Cross, Holy wort, Juno's Tears, Pigeon weed, Simpler's Joy, Turkey Grass, Swamp Vervain, Mosquito Plant, and Wild Hyssop




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Location: Lake Shore, Cass County

blue vervain


Afton State Park

Antelope Valley SNA

Baker Park Reserve

Beaver Creek Valley State Park

Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park

Blaine Preserve SNA

Blaine Wetland Sanctuary

Blue Mounds State Park

Boot Lake SNA

Buffalo River State Park

Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center

Carver Park Reserve

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve

Cedar Rock SNA

Charles A. Lindbergh State Park

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Cottonwood River Prairie SNA

Crosby Farm Regional Park

Crow Wing State Park

Des Moines River SNA

Elm Creek Park Reserve

Falls Creek SNA

Fort Ridgely State Park

Franconia Bluffs SNA

Glacial Lakes State Park

Glendalough State Park

Glynn Prairie SNA

Greenleaf Lake SRA

Hole-in-the-Mountain Prairie

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Hythecker Prairie SNA

Iron Springs Bog SNA

Lake Alexander Woods SNA, South Unit

Lake Elmo Park Reserve

Lake Maria State Park

Lake Rebecca Park Reserve

Lebanon Hills Regional Park

Leif Mountain

Maplewood State Park

Mille Lacs Moraine SNA

Minneopa State Park

Mississippi River County Park

Monson Lake State Park

Mound Spring Prairie SNA, North Unit

Myre-Big Island State Park

Northern Tallgrass Prairie NWR, Hoffman Unit

Northern Tallgrass Prairie NWR, Pavia Unit

Northern Tallgrass Prairie NWR, Rengstorf Unit

Northern Tallgrass Prairie NWR, Touch the Sky Prairie Unit

Old Mill State Park

Ordway Prairie

Ottawa Bluffs

Pipestone National Monument

Plover Prairie, East Unit

Prairie Coteau SNA

Prairie Creek WMA, Koester Prairie Unit

Quarry Park SNA

Red Rock Prairie

Regal Meadow

Rice Lake Savanna SNA

Rice Lake State Park

River Warren Outcrops SNA

Rock Ridge Prairie SNA

Savage Fen SNA

Schaefer Prairie

Schoolcraft State Park

Seminary Fen SNA

Sheepberry Fen

Shooting Star Prairie SNA

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park

Swedes Forest SNA

Twin Valley Prairie Addition

Twin Valley WMA: North Unit

Verlyn Marth Memorial Prairie SNA

Vermillion Highlands Research Recreation and WMA

Vermillion River WMA

Wahpeton Prairie WMA

Whitetail Woods Regional Park

Wild River State Park

Wood-Rill SNA

Woodbury WMA

Yellow Bank Hills SNA




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