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Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Water speedwell)
Fabre, Carl

Veronica anagallis-aquatica

Veronica anagallis-aquatica L.

Water Speedwell

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Veronica anagallis, Veronica catenata, Veronica catenata var. glandulosa, Veronica comosa, Veronica comosa var. glaberrima, Veronica comosa var. glandulosa, Veronica connata, Veronica connata ssp. glaberrima, Veronica connata var. glaberrima, Veronica connata var. typica, Veronica glandifera, Veronica grandiflora, Veronica micromeria, Veronica salina, Veronica ×lackschewitzii

USDA Symbol: VEAN2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (I?), CAN (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AK , AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DE , FL , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Veronica anagallis-aquatica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Veronica anagallis-aquatica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Veronica anagallis-aquatica


Record Modified: 2014-07-21
Research By: TWC Staff

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