Light-Blue Snakeweed (Stachytarpheta jamaicensis)


Stachytarpheta Jamaicensis, or more commonly know as Light-Blue Snakeweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Stachytarpheta. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Stachytarpheta Jamaicensis or Light-Blue Snakeweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida and Hawaii.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Stachytarpheta
  • Family: Verbenaceae
  • Order: Lamiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) HI (I) PR (N) VI (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACU) C(FACU) H(FACU*)

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