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Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

Tiny flowers on a medium sized plant, usually on chalk.



Common Name Vervain
Scientific Name Verbena officinalis
Species Group Simple Flowers
Interest Level
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Verbena family - Verbenaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Slender plant with small purple star like flowers on spikes
Additional Identification Notes
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Simple Flowers