Taxon  Report   8253    
Veronica persica  Poir.
Bird's eye speedwell,  Birdeye speedwell
Veronica persica
© 2011 Robert Hamilton
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CalPhotos / Calflora
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
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Veronica
Communities: agricultural weed

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pocilla persica
PLANTS: Veronica buxbaumii
PLANTS: Veronica persica var. aschersoniana
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More information about  Veronica persica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

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