Irish wildflowers

Germander Speedwell
Veronica chamaedrys
Family: Scrophulariaceae

Flowering time: March-August. Perennial. Native.

Bright blue flowers with darker veins and a white eye. Seed capsule shorter than calyx. Leaves opposite or very short-stalked, ovate, coarse-toothed, downy. Creeping or ascending straggling stems. Main stem with two rows of hairs.
Height: To 50cm

Common throughout Ireland in grassland, field edges,
gardens, hedges and roadsides.
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