Calflora
Taxon  Report   8243    
Veronica anagallis-aquatica  L.
Water speedwell
Veronica anagallis-aquatica
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Veronica anagallis-aquatica
© 2009 Keir Morse
Veronica anagallis-aquatica
© 2003 Loretta Metz
Veronica anagallis-aquatica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Veronica anagallis-aquatica
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Family: PLANTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Veronica
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Veronica ×lackschewitzii
PLANTS: Veronica micromeria
PLANTS: Veronica grandiflora
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More information about  Veronica anagallis-aquatica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (VEAN2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).