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Veronica anagallis-aquatica

Veronica anagallis-aquatica

Veronica anagallis-aquatica is a perennial plant growing to 80 cm tall. It is a glabrous herb with erect, quadrangular and hollow stem. The leaves are simple, sessile, with finely toothed margins; the upper leaves clasp the stems. Racemes of hermaphrodite, blue to violet, and small flowers are produced. The fruit is a subglobose capsule.


Datasheet

Common Namewater speedwell / blue water-speedwell / brook pimpernel / sessile water-speedwell
Botanical nameVeronica anagallis-aquatica
FamilyPlantaginaceae
Life CyclePerennial, Biennial
FoliageSemi-evergreen
Basic ColourBlue-Violet
Height20 -> 80 cm
Habitatrivers, streams, lakes, ravines
Altitude0 – 1700 m
Bloom TimeMay-September
Plant TypeHerb, Aquatic
Fruit TypeCapsule
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Used PartsFlower, Stem
Plant UsesCulinary
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Sun ExposureSun, Part shade
Soil pHAlkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureMoist, Wet
Soil Type Sandy, Clayey
Propagationby seeds / by sowing, by division, Self sows
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