Verbena rigida

Sandpaper Verbena


Rough Verbena, Stiff Verbena, Tuberous Vervain

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Prostrate, spreading
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Leaf Margin: Coarsely toothed
Leaf Hairs: Absent
Leaf Structure: Lanceolate
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Root Type: Taproot with rhizome system
Flower Color: Purple


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Selective control option not available
  • Post Emergence: 2, 4-D, Carfentrazone, Clethodim, Metsulfuron

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