Verbena hastata is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant from the Verbenaceae family native to areas in the Great Lakes region of North America
Leaves have a “spear shape,” hinted at by the plant’s scientific epithet, hastata—featuring shoots that provide a spikey appearance in the summer into fall.
Many birds enjoy the swamp verbena seeds, such as field sparrow, song sparrow, slate-colored junco, and cardinal. Pollinators love swamp verbena, so it is great for ponds and gardens.
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You will often find swamp verbena in marshes, ponds, river-bottom prairies, disturbed sites, lakes, ditches, and the edges of creeks in moist soil. USDA Growing zones 3-9.