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Thyme-leaved Speedwell
Veronica serpyllifolia
About Thyme-leaved Speedwell (Veronica serpyllifolia) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Veronica serpyllifolia (thyme-leaved speedwell or thymeleaf speedwell) is a perennial flowering plant in the plantain family. It can be found on most continents. The leaves are oval, borne on creeping stems. Roots grow from leaf axils. The flowers are blue, or white with blue or purple stripes, in racemes on upright stems. The seeds are tiny and disk-shaped, borne in two-lobed pods. Gallery.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Flower Color
Flower Color
White, Purple, Blue

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 4 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 10.8" - 151.6", Summer Precipitation: 0.19" - 5.67", Coldest Month: 19.9" - 54.6", Hottest Month: 40.6" - 80.0", Humidity: 0.02" - 25.79", Elevation: 7" - 11244"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Thymeleaf Speedwell

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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