Veronica polita

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Veronica polita
Veronica polita eF.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Veronica
Species: V. polita
Binomial name
Veronica polita
Fr.
Synonyms
  • Cardia didyma
  • Pocilla polita
  • Veronica agrestis subsp. didyma
  • Veronica agrestis subsp. polita
  • Veronica alsiphila
  • Veronica didyma
  • Veronica nitidula
  • Veronica thellungiana

Veronica polita or Grey Field-speedwell is a herbaceous flowering plant species in the plantain family Plantaginaceae. It has hairy stems, is either prostrate or ascending, with dark green leaves that are one of petiolate, crenate, toothed, rounded, or oval. All flowers are small and bright blue. The plant has solitary axillary peduncles that are shorter or slightly longer than the leaves. It grows in many different continents of the world, including Europe, especially France, western Asia, northern Africa, and North America. Common names include enough chickweed, field speedwell, and yerba gallinera.