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Veronica americana

American speedwell (Veronica americana)
Veronica americana
Common Names American speedwell
Family Figwort or Snapdragon
Flower Color Purple, blue
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall

American speedwell (Veronica americana)
American speedwell (Veronica americana)
American speedwell (Veronica americana)
American speedwell (Veronica americana)

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The American Speedwell is a perennial plant that grows to 0.1m by 1m. The flowers are in bloom from July to August.

The leaves of this plant are edible, either raw or cooked. A hot flavour, it can be used as a watercress substitute.


For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station
595 Onion Avenue
Ontario, OR 97914
(541) 889-2174
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