Verbena carnea Medikus. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Sandy woodlands, longleaf pine sandhills. Dist: E. NC (se. VA?) south to c. peninsular FL, west to e. TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Verbena carnea is sometimes placed in a monotypic genus, Stylodon Rafinesque, but apparently evolved from within Verbena. See discussion in Nesom (2010b, 2010e).
Synonymy: = F, Fl6, K3, K4, RAB; = Stylodon carneum – WH3, orthographic variant; = Stylodon carneus (Medik.) Moldenke – K1, Tx; = Stylodon carolinensis (Walter) Small – S; = Verbena caroliniana Michx.