Slender Speedwell Veronica filiformis


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Family Scrophulariaceae



Flower diameter c 8-15 mm Flowers solitary in leaf-axils, on stalks much more than twice as long as leaves (typically four times as long as the leaf than axil .Flowers mauvish-blue, the top petal usually darker than the bottom one. Flower-stalks notably slender. Does not normally produce fruits in Britain. Grows along the ground, forming mats


Waste places and waysides most common in lawns as a weed, or in other grassy habitats.

IMAGE 7202 (C) 2009 COLIN DUKE
IMAGE 7201 (C) 2009 COLIN DUKE