Seed Study - Verbena stricta
Species: Verbena stricta
Seedling identification: Cotyledons are purplish, very small and narrow with rounded tips. First leaves are purplish, heavily veined and pubescent.
Verbena stricta – hoary vervain
Average number of good seeds per gram bulk matter: n.m.
Average number of good seeds per gram cleaned: 1036
Commercial estimates of seeds per gram: 1096
Percent seed: n.m.
Percent live: n.m.
Collection dates: September 27 and October 11.
Collection effort: >10.4 grams in 2 person hours
Collection notes: Easy to collect in large amounts.
Cleaning notes: Clean seed measurement was for pure seed.
Did You Know?
The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...