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Tall Vervain - Verbena bonariensis Pink-purple small flowers growing in clusters on long stems. It can grow up to 6 feet tall. It self-seeds and is an invasive plant in the United States. Geotagged,Purpletop vervain,Summer,United States,Verbena,Verbena bonariensis,tall vervain Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Tall Vervain - Verbena bonariensis

Pink-purple small flowers growing in clusters on long stems. It can grow up to 6 feet tall. It self-seeds and is an invasive plant in the United States.

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''Verbena bonariensis'' is a member of the verbena family cultivated as a flowering annual or herbaceous perennial plant. In USA horticulture, it is also known by the ambiguous names "purpletop" and "South American vervain" . For the misapplication "Brazilian verbena" see below.

It is native to tropical South America where it grows throughout most of the warm regions, from Colombia and Brazil to Argentina and Chile.

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 21, 2020. Captured Aug 23, 2019 08:15 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm