Search Field Guide
Advanced Search
Montana Field Guide

Montana Field Guides

Bird-eye Speedwell - Veronica persica

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

External Links






 
General Description
Annual. Stems prostrate to ascending, simple or branched, sometimes rooting at lower nodes, 10–30 cm. Herbage pubescent to hirsute. Leaves short-petiolate; blades 7–25 mm long, ovate, serrate to shallowly lobed. Inflorescence of solitary flowers in upper leaf axils; pedicels 10–25 mm long. Flowers: calyx 5–7 mm long; sepals ciliate; corolla blue, 8–12 mm across; style 2–3 mm long. Capsule reniform, widely and shallowly notched, 3–5 mm wide, pubescent (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Missoula County. Introduced sporadically across N. America; native to Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

References
Login Logout
Citation for data on this website:
Bird-eye Speedwell — Veronica persica.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from