OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Plantaginaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Veronica arvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-20-003:
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Veronica arvensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell


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image of Veronica arvensis, Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vear_001_lvd

        

image of Veronica arvensis, Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell

JK Marlow    jkm220315_6111

March    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Veronica arvensis, Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell

JK Marlow    jkm220315_6112

March    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Leaves palmately veined, upper sessile or subsessile, lower petiolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Veronica arvensis, Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell

JK Marlow    jkm220412_6730

April    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Flowers are solitary in the upper leaf axils, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Veronica arvensis, Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell

Roxanna Martin    rlm4911_47

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Its bright blue flowers are nearly sessile and less than 1/8" wide, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Veronica arvensis, Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell

Roxanna Martin    rlm4911_57

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Stem and leaves are hairy, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.

image of Veronica arvensis, Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell

Roxanna Martin    rlm4911_59

April    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Veronica arvensis, Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell

JK Marlow    jkm190518_8495

May    Greenville County    SC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Veronica arvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-20-003:
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Veronica arvensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1611

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Common

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite (bracts gradually smaller, upper bracteal lvs often alternate)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue
Bisexual
4 sepals
4-lobed rotate corolla
2 well exserted stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary in bract axils

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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