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Marsh Speedwell
Veronica scutellata

Marsh Speedwell (Veronica scutellata) Other common names: Skullcap Speedwell

French names: Véronique en écusson

Family: Plantain Family (Plantaginaceae), (Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae))

Group: Speedwells

Flowers: Summer;  White, Blue/Violet;  Irregular flowers

Leaves: Opposite/Whorled, Simple, Entire

Habitat: Wet Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 74   

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 34 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Marsh Speedwell (Veronica scutellata)

Marsh Speedwell flowers are usually blue - these are white.

Marsh Speedwell (Veronica scutellata)

Closeup view of a Marsh Speedwell flower.

Marsh Speedwell (Veronica scutellata)

A whole plant. Note the longer, more linear leaves.

As the plant grows it tends to fall over, as it is rather weak-stemmed.

Marsh Speedwell (Veronica scutellata)

This photo shows the flower growing on long stalks.

Range map for Marsh Speedwell (Veronica scutellata)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

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