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Ivy-leaved Speedwell

Veronica hederifolia

Plant Data

Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Veronicaceae (Speedwell)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
4 blue petals. The subspecies 'lucorum' has lilac petals and is more common.
Fruit:
Small oval fruit capsule. Not hairy.
Leaves:
An annual carpet-forming flower with hairy, kidney-shaped leaves, 3 to 7-lobed. The leaves are positioned in opposite pairs along the stems.
Maximum Size:
50cm tall.
Other Names:
Ivy-leaved Chickweed, Mother of Wheat, Small Henbit, Winterweed, Wireweed.
Habitats:
Farmland, lawns, wasteland.