Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1611

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-20-003:
Veronica arvensis   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Corn Speedwell, Wall Speedwell