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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Veronica anagallis-aquatica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Veronica anagallis-aquatica

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-20-008:
Veronica anagallis-aquatica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Water Speedwell, Brook Pimpernel


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image of Veronica anagallis-aquatica, Water Speedwell, Brook Pimpernel

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

        

image of Veronica anagallis-aquatica, Water Speedwell, Brook Pimpernel

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

        

image of Veronica anagallis-aquatica, Water Speedwell, Brook Pimpernel

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_v_anagallis_aquatica1

April    Pima County    AZ

Leaves clasping. Racemes with 20-65 flowers, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Veronica anagallis-aquatica   FAMILY Plantaginaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Veronica anagallis-aquatica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Veronica anagallis-aquatica

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 166-20-008:
Veronica anagallis-aquatica   FAMILY Scrophulariaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3350

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina? or possibly introduced

Rare in NC

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

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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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