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BROOKLIME Veronica beccabunga (Scrophulariaceae) Height to 30cm. Straggly, hairless perennial with creeping stems that root at the nodes, and upright flowering stems. Grow in shallow, standing water and damp ground. FLOWERS are 7-8mm across, the corolla 4-lobed and blue; borne in pairs that arise from leaf axils (May-Sep). FRUITS are flattened, rounded capsules. LEAVES are oval, fleshy and short-stalked. STATUS-Widespread and locally common throughout the region.
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BROOKLIME Veronica beccabunga (Scrophulariaceae) Height to 30cm. Straggly, hairless perennial with creeping stems that root at the nodes, and upright flowering stems. Grow in shallow, standing water and damp ground. FLOWERS are 7-8mm across, the corolla 4-lobed and blue; borne in pairs that arise from leaf axils (May-Sep). FRUITS are flattened, rounded capsules. LEAVES are oval, fleshy and short-stalked. STATUS-Widespread and locally common throughout the region.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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