Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
Desert sand verbena
Sand verbena is native to the western United States.
There are a number of species classified as sand verbena, and they have a range of bloom colors and are generally fragrant. Flowers occur clustered in an umbel. Leaves are slightly fleshy and round rather than elongated.
Desert sand verbena grows on sandy flats, dunes, and roadsides.
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