Connecticut Plants
Narrow-leaved Vervain
Verbena simplex Leym.

Narrow-leaf vervain is believed to be extirpated in Connecticut, though it is more common farther west. The photographs show cultivated plants.

  • Family: vervain (Verbenaceae)
  • Habitat: dry fields
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch wide
  • Flower color: blue-purple
  • Flowering time: May to September
  • Origin: native
Verbena simplex Lehm.

Photographed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in mid-July.

Verbena simplex Lehm.
Verbena simplex Lehm.

Photographed in the New England Wild Flower Society's Garden-in-the-Woods.