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Taxon: Veronica serpyllifolia L.

Genus: Veronica
Family: Plantaginaceae tribe: Veroniceae. Also placed in: Scrophulariaceae Veronicaceae
Nomen number: 80328
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:12. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 21-Apr-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Feb-2004
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • thyme speedwell   (Source: F Victoria ) – English
  • thyme-leaf speedwell   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • thyme-leaf speedwell   (Source: L New Mex ) – English   [Veronica serpyllifolia subsp. humifusa]
  • xiao po po na   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • ko-tengu-kuwagata   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Veronica serpyllifolia subsp. serpyllifolia]
  • tengu-kuwagata   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Veronica serpyllifolia subsp. humifusa]
  • majveronika   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [n.]; Turkey - Agri, Balikesir, Bursa, Corum, Eskisehir, Giresun, Izmir, Kars, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kocaeli, Rize, Samsun
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan [n.]
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    China: China - Gansu, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu [c.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.]
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia; Turkey - Kirklareli
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan [n.], New York [n.], Vermont
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota [n.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: Venezuela [n.w.]
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador - Azuay, Canar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Imbabura, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pichincha, Tungurahua; Peru - Cajamarca, Cuzco, Huanuco
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Chubut, La Pampa, Mendoza, Neuquen, Rio Negro, Santa Cruz, Tierra del Fuego; Chile - Aisen, Bio-Bio, La Araucania, Los Lagos, Magallanes, Maule, O'Higgins, Santiago, Valparaiso

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized elsewhere

References:

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  • Fernández-Alonso, J. L. 2001. El género Veronica L. (Scrophulariaceae) en Colombia. Caldasia 23:111.
  • Foreman, D. B. & N. G. Walsh. 1993–. Flora of Victoria.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Veronica serpyllifolia L.:


Images:

  • Flower: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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