Glandularia pulchella

Family (Traditional)Verbenaceae
SpeciesGlandularia pulchella (Sweet) Troncoso
Common NameSouth American Mock Vervain
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 0; .5; 1;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5? (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


SynonymFull Citation
Glandularia tenuisecta Glandularia tenuisecta (Briq.) Small
Verbena pulchella Verbena pulchella Sweet
Verbena pulchella var. gracilior Verbena pulchella var. gracilior (Troncoso) Shinners
Verbena tenuisecta Verbena tenuisecta Briq.
Verbena tenuisecta var. alba Verbena tenuisecta var. alba Moldenke

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Henderson (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1992 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0185063 Henderson Tennessee
Verbena tenuisecta
MTSU020788 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Apr 1992 Malinda Parker
Verbena tenuisecta
MTSU020789 Rutherford Tennessee 11 Apr 1997 Amy Lewis
Verbena tenuisecta
MTSU020793 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Mar 2005 Paige Barnett
Verbena tenuisecta
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