Veronica persica Poir.
FamilyScrophulariaceae — APG family: Plantaginaceae
SynonymsVeronica buxbaumii Ten., Veronica tournefortii C. C. Gmel.
DescriptionStem branched at base, with decumbent branches; leaves light green, triangular- ovate, coarsely crenate-serrate, minutely ciliate, pubescent on veins below, short- petiolated; flowers solitary, axillary; pedicels longer than leaves; calyx lobes ovate, ciliate, enlarged in fruit; corolla bright blue, the lower lobe often pale; capsule nearly twice as broad as long, with 2 divergent, ciliate lobes.
EcologyAn occasionally introduced weed. Described from Persia.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.