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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Veronica americana   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Veronica americana

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-20-009:
Veronica americana   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
American Speedwell, Brooklime


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image of Veronica americana, American Speedwell, Brooklime

Margaret Armstrong, Field Book Of Western Wild Flowers    maa_veronica_americana

        

image of Veronica americana, American Speedwell, Brooklime

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_veam2_001_lvd

        

image of Veronica americana, American Speedwell, Brooklime

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_veam2_003_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Veronica americana   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Veronica americana

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-20-009:
Veronica americana   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3349

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Rare in NC

Habitat: bogs, marshes, streamsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite (upper bracteal leaves opposite as well)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pale lavender-blue
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
4 sepals
4-lobed rotate corolla
2 well exserted stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers in axillary racemes

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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