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Derwent Speedwell

Veronica derwentiana

Description:

Attractive upright woody spikes about 140 cms tall with delicate white flowers. Flowers were four-petalled with three pointing down. There were about 30 flowers on the raceme with buds closer to the tip of the inflorescence. Leaves were lanceolate with serrated margins.
Seed pods were egg shaped.

Habitat:

Spotted on the side of the road in a nature reserve.
This plant is a native and is distributed through out Victoria.

Notes:

There are two subspecies in Victoria.
Family: Plantaginceae.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 3 months ago

Beautiful.

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Eildon, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 3, 2021
Submitted on Jan 3, 2021

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