Verbena incompta

Purpletop at Jerrabomberra, ACT

Verbena incompta at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 3 Jan 2018
Verbena incompta at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 3 Jan 2018
Verbena incompta at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 3 Jan 2018
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Identification history

Verbena incompta 12 Jan 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Verbena incompta 12 Jan 2018 BettyDonWood
Verbena bonariensis 7 Jan 2018 Mike

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3 comments

Mike wrote:
   8 Jan 2018
I have always called this V. bonariensis but there has been some comment that it is V. incompta.
BettyDonWood wrote:
   13 Jan 2018
In bonariensis the corolla tube is much longer than the calyx, and the calyx and flower stalks are distinctly glandular. In bonariensis, the corolla tube is barely longer than the calyx, and the calyx and flower stalks only have occasional stalked glands.
   13 Jan 2018
Mike I also have lumped V. bonariensis and V, incompata together in the past - I think some of the bonariensis ids on Canberra Nature map are actually incompacta, I will have a go at fixing

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Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 3 Jan 2018 09:52 AM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by

Additional information

  • True In flower
  • 30cm to 1 metre Plant height

Species information

  • Verbena incompta Scientific name
  • Purpletop Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest
  • Up to 1174.77m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • In flower
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