Taxon  Report   8258    
Veronica wormskjoldii  Roem. & Schult.
American alpine speedwell
Veronica wormskjoldii
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Veronica wormskjoldii
© 2010 Keir Morse
Veronica wormskjoldii
© 2008 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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
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
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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 19, 2019).