Verbena gooddingii Goodding's Verbena
PERENNIAL. Leaves opposite, three-lobed, strongly toothed, slightly
hairy, with prominent veins. Stems erect, topped with tight clusters
of purplish-pink flowers that have 5 cleft petals. Blooms in April.
In the Empires, occasional in desertscrub and juniper grassland in sandy
washes, under mesquite trees, etc. Sometimes placed in genus Glandularia.
FAMILY: Verbenaceae (Vervain Family)