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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Verbena menthifolia (Mint Vervain)

Cabeza Prieta Peak


Habitat: washes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: opposite simple
Flower Color: white or whitish to blue
Flowering Period: Spring and summer
Spines: spineless
Family: Verbenaceae (verbena family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 20. Eudicots: Solanaceae to Zygophyllaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-52: 1-66. Published 4 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 49 (7.5 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Verbena menthifolia (opens in a new tab).






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