Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3350

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina?
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in bogs, marshes, streamsides, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Veronica anagallis-aquatica   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Veronica anagallis-aquatica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 166-20-008:
Veronica anagallis-aquatica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Water Speedwell, Brook Pimpernel


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image of Veronica anagallis-aquatica

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vean2_001_lvd

        

image of Veronica anagallis-aquatica

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_vean2_006_lvd