Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1500.2, Verbena bracteata  
 

 

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  Verbenaceae Verbena bracteata
Scanned 6 January 2017.

Top of North Table Mountain, on the west side of an ephemeral pond in the northern part of the mesa, beside Mesa Top Trail, near the radio tower, 3.4 km. north of the GNIS location of Golden. 39.7855N, 105.2142W. WGS 1984 Elev. 1968 m. Erect, perennial, damp soil near pond.

Coll. No. 1500.2, 13 July 2016, characters observed: Perennial herb, to 15 cm., erect; Leaves, cauline, opposite, petiole 5 mm. + blade 20 mm. × 10 mm. wide, pinnafitid, toothed; Bract, 11 mm. × 2.2 mm. wide, entire; Calyx, 4 mm. × 1.5 mm. wide; Corolla, lobes, #5 tube 4 mm. + throat 1 mm. + lobes 2 mm., limb, 2.5 mm., color blue; Introduced.

Usually seen as a prostrate trailside herb. However, this one was growing in grasses and herbs, and forced to adopt an erect habit.

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