Southwestern Verbena, several large plants noted.
Seed capsules in the snow along the road. See "Weeds in Winter" by Lauren Brown, p.233
- South American perennial
- Square, straight stems
- Sparsely foliaged
- Lance shaped and serrated leaves
- Small purple flowers in flat clusters
- Self sow readily
(Bateman, 2013 - Flora)
Verbena /vərˈbiːnə/, (vervain), is a genus in the family Verbenaceae. It contains about 250 species of annual and perennial herbaceous or semi-woody flowering plants. The majority of the species are native to the Americas and Europe.