Calflora
Taxon  Report   8258    
Veronica wormskjoldii  Roem. & Schult.
American alpine speedwell
Veronica wormskjoldii
© 2010 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Veronica wormskjoldii
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Veronica wormskjoldii
© 2003 Steve Matson
Veronica wormskjoldii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Veronica wormskjoldii
© 2010 Keir Morse
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Veronica
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Veronica alpina
ICPN: Veronica alpina var. alterniflora
ICPN: Veronica wormskjoldii var. wormskjoldii
More information about  Veronica wormskjoldii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (VEWO2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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