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Spring Speedwell - Veronica verna

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

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

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General Description
Stems erect, simple or branched, 3–15 cm. Herbage strigose with curled hairs. Leaves short-petiolate; blades 2–10 mm long, lanceolate to ovate, some pinnately lobed. Inflorescence a terminal, glandular-pubescent raceme; bracts leaf-like; pedicels ca. 1 mm long. Flowers: calyx 2–3 mm long; corolla blue, 2–3 mm across; style ca. 0.5 mm long. Capsule obovate, deeply notched, 2–3 mm high, glandular-villous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced to northeast and northwest U.S., adjacent Canada; native to Eurasia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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