Slender Speedwell - Veronica filiformis (Snapdragon family - Scrophulariaceae)

 

Slender Speedwell - Veronica filiformis (Snapdragon family - Scrophulariaceae) There are more than 20 species of Speedwell. Most are low, creeping plants, less than 10 in. with small 4-petaled violet or blue flowers with 2 stamens.

 

 

 


Of the four petals, three are roundish with the fourth being smaller or narrower. Found on roadsides. The Slender Speedwell is prostrate with large blue flowers on threadlike stalks. Alien.

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