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Marsh-speedwell - Veronica scutellata


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 6

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General Description
Rhizomatous perennial. Stems often branched, basally prostrate, rooting at the nodes, terminally ascending 5–40 cm. Herbage glabrous. Leaves 2–5 cm long, sessile, linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, entire to obscurely serrate. Inflorescence of glabrous, axillary racemes; pedicels 5–12 mm long. Flowers: calyx 1–2 mm long; corolla blue, 3–5 mm across; style 1–2 mm long. Capsule reniform, flattened, 3–5 mm wide, deeply notched, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to CA, CO, ND and VA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 6

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