Irish wildflowers

Common Field-speedwell
Veronica persica
Lus cré garrai
Family: Scrophulariaceae

Flowering: January-December. Annual / biennial. Introduced

Solitary bright blue flowers with white lower lip. Flower-stalks longer
than leaves. 2-lobed fruit capsule broader than high, heart-shaped.
Coarse-toothed downy leaves, lower leaves opposite, upper alternate.
Branched, spreading plant with prostrate or semi-erect stems to 50cm.

Abundant. Gardens, arable and waste land, roadsides, walls.

Similar: Grey Field-speedwell, V. polita
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