Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Geneve 10: 105 (1907)
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Stem and branches pubescent or puberulous, not glandular. Lower leaves deeply incised-dentate almost to midrib, segments 2–5(–10) mm long, acute, strigillose above, strigillose on veins below, not glandular; upper leaves entire or sparsely dentate, narrow-linear or narrow-lanceolate. Inflorescence not glandular or viscid, pubescent to puberulous. Flowers crowded along rachis or distant in lower part; sessile; bracts ovate-lanceolate, puberulous abaxially, glabrous after anthesis, usually as long as the calyx, occasionally two-thirds the length of the calyx. Calyx hirsute-strigillose outside, minutely strigillose inside. Corolla-tube with hispid hairs outside, cylindric. Flowers mainly Oct.–Jan.
CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, HNF, HSF, MonT, MuF, MuM, OtP, RobP, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim, *Strz. Widespread throughout the state in clay and loam soils in woodlands, besides watercourses, in disturbed sites along roads and in pastures.
Verbena officinalis var. gaudichaudii has had a long history of collection in Australia, with the type being collected by Gaudichaud from Port Jackson in 1819. Consequently, this taxon is considered native to Australia.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|