Veronica americana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyPlantaginaceae
Family (Traditional)Scrophulariaceae
GenusVeronica
SpeciesVeronica americana Schwein. ex Benth.
Common NameAmerican speedwell
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Blue; Fruit Color: Yellow ;
*Average C-Value: 6.7
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[SH] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carter (TN), Grainger (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0196312 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Veronica americana
TENN-V-0196315 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Veronica americana
TENN-V-0196316 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Veronica americana
TENN-V-0196313 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Veronica americana
TENN-V-0196317 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Veronica americana
BRIT149543 Tennessee
VDB
Veronica americana
TENN-V-0196314 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Veronica americana
APSC0045461 Grainger Tennessee
APSC
Veronica americana
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Plant Photos

Veronica americana - Theo Witsell
Veronica americana - Theo Witsell
Veronica americana - Theo Witsell
Veronica americana - Theo Witsell