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yerba del mosquito
Phyla canescens
yerba del mosquito Verbena Family
Phyla canescens Verbenaceae
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Spanish common name
  •yerba del mosquito
accepted scientific name
  •Phyla canescens (Kunth) Greene
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  •Phyla canescens (26)
  •Phyla nodiflora canescens (1)
  •Phyla nodiflora rosea (1)
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Image Author: ©2017 Harry Rose
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Irregularly shaped flowers, Flat clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 1st week of March

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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