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Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (L.) Vahl

Stachytarpheta indica Vahl

Valerianoides jamaicensis (L.) Kuntze

Blue Porterweed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyVerbenaceaeVerbena (vervain) family, about 3,000 species
GenusStachytarpheta
Speciesjamaicensis

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Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (Blue Porterweed)

4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 4½ × 7" (12 × 16 cm)

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis (Blue Porterweed)

4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 11 × 7" (28 × 18 cm)

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