Irish wildflowers

Slender Speedwell / Round-leaved Speedwell
Veronica filiformis
Lus cré réileán
Family: Scrophulariaceae

Flowering time: April-June. Perennial. Introduced.

Solitary pale-blue flowers, white lower lip. Slender erect stalks.
Seed-capsules slightly hairy but infrequently produced.
Stalked, round or kidney-shaped, coarse-toothed leaves. Pinnate-veined.
Mat-forming, slender creeping stems, rooting at nodes. Height: To 8cm

Common in grassland, road verges and wasteground.
Persistent garden weed.
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