Introduced to the United States as an ornamental, Brazilian Vervain may threaten native plants species by displacing them. It is considered a significant invasive species of the mid-south United States and is prohibited on National Forest System lands of the United States.
For information on how to eradicate this invasive, view our statement on herbicide use and preferred alternatives for invasive plants.
You can replace this invasive plant with native alternatives. Here are some plants that make superior replacements.
Match your location on the Texas map to the color squares on the replacement plants below to find suitable replacements for your ecoregion.