Taxon  Report   8254    
Veronica scutellata  L.
Marsh speedwell,  Skullcap speedwell
Veronica scutellata
© 2013 Vernon Smith
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Veronica scutellata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Veronica scutellata
© 2013 Vernon Smith
Veronica scutellata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Veronica scutellata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Veronica
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Veronica scutellata var. villosa
More information about  Veronica scutellata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 18, 2019).