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  Verbena urticifolia L. var. urticifolia image
Photographer: David G. Smith           
Family Verbenaceae
Verbena urticifolia L. var. urticifolia
nettle-leaved vervain, white vervain
Verbena: ancient Latin name of the common European vervain
urticifolia: having nettle-like leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual/perennial, 16"-40" tall forb, usually branching near the base; stems 4 -angled
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/8" wide or less; inflorescence very loosely-spreading, branched, slender spikes; blooms July-Oct.
Fruit:4 separating, rough, 1/5" nutlets
Leaf:opposite, widely lance-like to oval, stalked, once to twice toothed leaf drawing
Habitat: disturbed sites, woods, thickets

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