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Taxon: Veronica americana Schwein. ex Benth.

Genus: Veronica
Family: Plantaginaceae tribe: Veroniceae. Also placed in: Scrophulariaceae Veronicaceae
Nomen number: 316860
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 10:468. 1846
Name verified on: 18-Apr-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Feb-2004
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • American brooklime   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • American speedwell   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 ) – English
  • speedwell   (Source: F AlaskaAnd ) – English
  • ezono-kawajisha   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (for aquariums fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Kurile Islands [s.], Magadan, Sakhalin
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu [n.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas [w.]
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory. [lists as V. americana Schwein.].
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. [lists as V. americana (Raf.) Schwein.].
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). [lists as V. americana (Raf.) Schwein. ex Benth.].
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. [lists as V. americana (Raf.) Schwein.].
  • Hinds, H. R. 2000. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico. [lists as V. americana Schwein.].
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. [lists as V. americana (Raf.) Schwein. ex Benth.].
  • Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer. 1983. Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. [lists as V. americana (Raf.) Schwein.].
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio. [lists as V. americana Benth.].
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. [lists as V. americana Schwein.].
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  • Welsh, S. L. 1974. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. [lists as V. americana Schwein. ex DC.].
  • Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California. [lists as V. americana (Raf.) Schwein.].
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Images:

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?316860 (25 October 2014)

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