BCP/Veronica officinalis

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Veronica officinalis

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Profile for Veronica officinalis (Heath Speedwell)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:creeping herbaceous forb
Flowers:Four petals, white with light purple streaks grow in a spike at the end of the stem. Flowers are about 8mm across.
Foliage:The leaves are 1.5–5 cm long and 1–3 cm broad, and softly hairy.
Stem:Hairy green stems 10–50 cm long that cover the ground in mats and send up short vertical shoots which bear soft violet flowers.
Similar Plants:Perennial
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Regional data and additional images for Veronica officinalis

Regional data:
New Hampshire: May, June, July

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This page is a profile for the plant species Veronica officinalis, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.