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Tampa Vervain (Glandularia tampensis)

Glandularia tampensis in flower.

Photo Credit: Jenny Evans
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Verbenaceae
  • State: FL
  • Nature Serve ID: 137467
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Tampa Vervain (Glandularia tampensis) located in the wild?


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Tampa Vervain can be found in Florida

Which CPC Partners conserve Tampa Vervain (Glandularia tampensis)?

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Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 05/11/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

According to a March 2023 extract of the Florida Plant Rescue Database, Bok Tower Gardens holds 1 accessions of Glandularia tampensis totalling approximately 935 seeds.

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

A Florida endemic that was formerly wide-ranging, but currently Florida Natural Areas Inventory's database contains only 24 occurrence records. These are from Brevard and Volusia counties on the east coast of Florida and Levy, Citrus, Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota, Collier, Pasco, and Pinellas counties on west coast. The species' habitat is under tremendous pressure from development.

  • 01/01/2010

habitat destruction

  • 01/01/2010

6 sites from FNAI, found in early 1980's populations are declining


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Taxon Glandularia tampensis
Authority (Nash) Small
Family Verbenaceae
CPC Number 6302
ITIS 502795
Duration Perennial
Common Names Tampa Vervain | Tampa mock vervain
Associated Scientific Names Glandularia tampensis | Verbena tampensis nash
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Florida S2
Ecological Relationships


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