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Veronica officinalis var. officinalis

Veronica officinalis L. var. officinalis

Common gypsyweed

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple


USA: CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE
Native Habitat: Woodland,Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Veronica officinalis var. officinalis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Veronica officinalis var. officinalis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Veronica officinalis var. officinalis


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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