green field speedwell
Scientific NameVeronica agrestis
Synonyms (former Scientific Names):
Oval or rotund; serrate. Alternate with short petiole. Hairy.
Low spreading annual with simple, oval leaves that are serrate. Flowers are small and blue (sometimes white). Leaves and stems are hairy.
Flower Seed Head
Flowers are solitary, originating from the axils of the leaves. Flowers occur at the end of long (6-10mm; 0.24-0.4in) pedicels. Flower color is blue and is 4-8mm (0.16-0.3in) wide
Fruits have a deep, narrow notch. Fruit is often sparsely hairy.
Found throughout the eastern and midwestern US and also parts of eastern Canada.
prostrate and nonwoody
Thorns or Spines
Approximate Flower Diameter
Dominant Flower Color
shorter than leaf
Stem Cross Section
round or oval