Verbena bonariensis var. conglomerata Briq.

Ark. Bot. 2 10: 2, t.3b (1904) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Diagnostic features as in key to varieties. Flowers mainly Oct.–Jan.

*CVU, *EGL, *EGU, *GipP, *Glep, *HNF, *HSF, *NIS, *VRiv, *VVP. Naturalised all States except NT. Native to South America. Sparsely distributed throughout Victoria in swampy areas, besides watercourses or disturbed sites with moist soil.

Flowers with 4-toothed calyces have been observed on rare occasions in the same inflorescence as flowers with 5-toothed calyces.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-07-19
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-20
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Lamiales
family Verbenaceae
genus Verbena
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Verbena bonariensis var. conglomerata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Verbena bonariensis var. conglomerata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present naturalised
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Victorian Riverina present naturalised
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Central Victorian Uplands present introduced
Northern Inland Slopes present naturalised
East Gippsland Lowlands present naturalised
East Gippsland Uplands present introduced
Highlands-Southern Fall present naturalised
Highlands-Northern Fall present naturalised