Veronica grandiflora Gaertn.
FamilyScrophulariaceae — APG family: Plantaginaceae
SynonymsVeronica aphylla var. kamtschatica (L. f.) Willd., Veronica kamischatica L. f., Veronica aphylla var. grandiflora Benth.
DescriptionStem simple, viscid-pubescent, from thin, branched rhizome with subterranean runners; leaves ovate, irregularly serrate-dentate, ciliated and somewhat pubescent above; flowering stem lateral from axils of lower leaves; bracts small, oblong, viscid- pubescent; calyx lobes oblong-ovate, blunt; corolla blue, with uneven lobes, the uppermost rounded to reniform; filaments broader in middle or below middle; fruit obovate, emarginate.
EcologyRocky places.
Similar to V. aphylla L. of the Alps of central Europe.
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.