Veronica species

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Scientific Name Veronica anagallis-aquatica USDA PLANTS Symbol
VEAN2
Common Name Water Speedwell ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
565594
Family Plantaginaceae (Plantain) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect or prostrate perennial 6 to 12 inches tall with stems a few inches to more than 2 feet long; semiaquatic habitat along streams, pond banks; small, oblanceolate toothed leaves are sessile; flowers in groups, each about 1/4 inch across, blue/white with 4 overlapping petals. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Veronica persica USDA PLANTS Symbol
VEPE3
Common Name Bird-eye Speedwell, Winter Speedwell ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
33405
Family Plantaginaceae (Plantain) SEINet Reference
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Description Small, erect perennial 1 to 5 inches tall; broad, ovate leaves 1/4 to 5/8-inch long with large teeth on edges; flowers 1/4 to 3/8-inch across with 4 lobes (petals), violet or blue/white with dark stripes. Introduced from Eurasia. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status
Introduced

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