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Veronica wormskjoldii (Alpine speedwell)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Veronica wormskjoldii

Veronica wormskjoldii Roem. & Schult.

Alpine Speedwell, American Alpine Speedwell

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)


USDA Symbol: vewo2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)

Alpine Speedwellis a member of the figwort or snapdragon family (family Scrophulariaceae), which includes mostly herbs, sometimes shrubs, rarely trees, often with showy flowers.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , ME , MT , NH , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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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.

Additional resources

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


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

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