Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida

Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida

common vervain



  • Verbena lasiostachys var. scabrida is a weedy perennial herb 2 to 3 feet tall
  • Aggressive in gardens but a good plant for erosion control
  • Covered with small blue or purple flowers
  • Useful to native insects
  • Found in Bay hills, Diablo, Hamilton, Altamont and Livermore sections



1 gallon

bloom season Aug
pollinators Bees
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
sun Full Sun
habitat Grassland
pollinators Hummingbirds
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
soil Poor
flower color Purple
habitat Riparian
growth habit Upright

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