Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Dakota Mock Vervain.
Vervain (Verbenaceae) family.
The flowers are in radiating clusters at the stem tips. The individual flowers are tubular with 5 notched lobes. The leaves have rolled under margins and are dark green, deeply-veined, opposite, stiffly-haired, and although variable in shape, they are usually deeply bipinnately dissected (bipinnatifid) and almost as wide as long. The stems are hairy.
Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
Location: Near south boundary adjacent to Sabino Creek.
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