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Detailed Description for Verbena

Verbena hastata, Blue Vervain, can be found in a variety if habitats including moist prairies & meadows, floodplain woodlands, moist thickets, along borders of rivers and ponds, marshes, moist basins and ditches. Verbena hastata will easily adapt to disturbed or degraded wetlands despite its preference for loamy soils. Growing 2-4' tall in full sun to part shade with 5" spikes of numerous small violet flowers from mid to late summer. The fibrous roots and short rhizomes of Blue Vervain help to stabilize mucky soils.