Taxon  Report   8253 
Veronica persica  Poiret
Bird's eye speedwell,  Birdeye speedwell
Veronica persica
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Veronica persica
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Veronica persica
© 2008 Trent M. Draper
Veronica persica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Veronica persica
© 2011 Robert Hamilton
Genus: Veronica
agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Pocilla persica
PLANTS: Veronica buxbaumii
PLANTS: Veronica persica var. aschersoniana
PLANTS: Veronica persica var. corrensiana
More information about  Veronica persica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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