Wild Florida Photo - Glandularia maritima

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Glandularia maritima

COASTAL MOCK VERVAIN

BEACH VERBENA

Synonym: Verbena maritima

Florida native

Endemic to Florida

Endangered Florida species

 

An occasional wildflower of dunes, coastal grasslands and strands, oak scrub and coastal pinelands only in the Florida peninsula. Found mostly in the east coast counties, plus Hendry, Collier and Levy Counties.
Beach verbena has angled, branched stems that may be prostrate or ascending. The ovate leaves are opposite with petioles and lobed or toothed margins. The five-lobed flowers are rose-purple and hairy on the exterior of the corolla. The calyx is glandular with five pointed lobes. There are 4 stamens that are attached inside the corolla tube.

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Glandularia maritima is a member of the Verbenaceae - Verbena family.

Other species of the Glandularia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Glandularia aristigera - SOUTH AMERICAN MOCK VERVAIN


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