Verbena bracteata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyVerbenaceae
Family (Traditional)Verbenaceae
GenusVerbena
SpeciesVerbena bracteata Cav. ex Lag. & Rodr.
Common Namebigbract verbena
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: ; Divided; 1 ; .5; 1 Divided; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.6
C value 1
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

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.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • 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

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Verbena bracteosa Verbena bracteosa Michx.
Verbena bracteosa var. brevibracteata Verbena bracteosa var. brevibracteata
Verbena imbricata Verbena imbricata Woot. & Standl.
Verbena squarrosa Verbena squarrosa
Verbena subuligera Verbena subuligera

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: Fulton (KY), Jefferson (KY), Kenton (KY), Madison (KY), Trigg (KY), Benton (TN), Carroll (TN), Cheatham (TN), Chester (TN), Franklin (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Tipton (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1897 - 1997

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0184893 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184883 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0185255 Jefferson Kentucky
TENN
Verbena bracteata
APSC0088501 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Verbena bracteata
APSC0108679 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Verbena bracteata
APSC0000782 Montgomery Tennessee 12 Aug 1997 E W Chester
13200
APSC
Verbena bracteata
APSC0000783 Montgomery Tennessee 16 May 1974 E W Chester
2710
APSC
Verbena bracteata
N/A Cheatham Tennessee 19 Aug 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Verbena bracteata
HTTU016767 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Verbena bracteata
APSC0110115 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Verbena bracteata
APSC0000781 Lauderdale Tennessee 30 Jun 1988 M Guthrie
2035
APSC
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184889 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184892 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184894 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184888 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184890 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184887 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
31973000020353 Kenton Kentucky 11 Aug 1978 Applegarth, Patrick
471
KNK
Verbena bracteata
31234100679412 Shelby Tennessee 22 Jun 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne
70H13.1
EKY
Verbena bracteata
31234100679420 Madison Kentucky 01 Jan 1993 Gary W. Libby
1993
EKY
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184882 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184884 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
N/A Franklin Tennessee 09 Jun 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Verbena bracteata
MTSU020794 Rutherford Tennessee 05 May 1955
MTSU
Verbena bracteata
MTSU020795 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Jun 1954
MTSU
Verbena bracteata
APSC0000780 Montgomery Tennessee 14 Jul 1974 E W Chester
2797
APSC
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184891 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184885 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
TENN-V-0184886 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Verbena bracteata
APSC0000779 Trigg Kentucky 14 Jul 1966 E Wofford
1889
APSC
Verbena bracteata
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Verbena bracteata - Theo Witsell
Verbena bracteata - Theo Witsell
Verbena bracteata - Theo Witsell
Verbena bracteata - Theo Witsell