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IVY-LEAVED SPEEDWELL Veronica hederifolia (Scrophulariaceae) Prostrate. Creeping, hairy and much-branched annual that grows on bare ground and in cultivated fields. FLOWERS are 4-5mm across, the corolla 4-lobed and pale lilac-blue; borne on short stalks arising from leaf axils (Mar-Aug). FRUITS are flattened, broadly rounded and hairless capsules. LEAVES are 10-12mm across, kidney-shaped to rounded, and deeply lobed, often rather ivy-like. STATUS-Widespread and common, least so in the N.
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IVY-LEAVED SPEEDWELL Veronica hederifolia (Scrophulariaceae) Prostrate. Creeping, hairy and much-branched annual that grows on bare ground and in cultivated fields. FLOWERS are 4-5mm across, the corolla 4-lobed and pale lilac-blue; borne on short stalks arising from leaf axils (Mar-Aug). FRUITS are flattened, broadly rounded and hairless capsules. LEAVES are 10-12mm across, kidney-shaped to rounded, and deeply lobed, often rather ivy-like. STATUS-Widespread and common, least so in the N.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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