Veronica serpyllifolia

Common Name: 
thymeleaf speedwell
Scientific Name: 
Veronica serpyllifolia L.
Family Name: 
Scrophulariaceae - Figwort Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed and rooting stems
prostrate to ascending, reproductive upright, nearly smooth, rooting at nodes, form dense mat
Growth Habit of Thymeleaf Speedwell
Growth Habit of Thymeleaf Speedwell
lower opposite, ovate, oval or roundish, short petioled, entire or fine toothed; upper alternate, sessile, smaller
Leaves of Thymeleaf Speedwell
4-petaled, pale blueish-white with darker blue stripes; petals - lateral (2) and apical larger than lower; solitary, short stalked, axillary
Flowers of Thymeleaf Speedwell
Seed Pods
heart-shaped, smooth, notched top, short style
Seedpods of Thymeleaf Speedwell