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Common Speedwell (Veronica officinalis)
Image ID: 2016/ar127Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
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: Allegheny River Trail
More photos of this flower
- Thyme-Leaved Speedwell
Common speedwell has a hairy stem.
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.