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Common Speedwell (Veronica officinalis)

Image ID: 2012/gtwn77

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Other common names: Common Gypsyweed
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Height: 0.25 to 0.8 ft.
Blooms: May to July
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.2 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Date:  5/19/2012
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Common Speedwell may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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