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Weed Science & Agronomy

Bayer Code : verac

Scientific name: Veronica acinifolia L.

Synonym(s) of Sc. name:

Classification: Scrophulariaceae, Dicotyledonous

Common name: veronica. perpusilla boiss

Synonym(s) of Common name:

Name per country: DE : Kölme-Ehrenpreis ; ES : veronica acinifolia ; FR : véronique à feuilles de thym ; IT : veronica acinifoglia ; PT : ; EN : veronica. perpusilla boiss ;

Biological type: Annual

Seed snapshot Seed:


Seedling snapshot Seedling:

- Cotyledons spatulate.

- Leaves entire, elliptic or ovate, regularly dentate.

Adult plant snapshotAdult plant snapshot Adult plant:

- Height: 5-20 cm.

- Stem pubescent -glandular, erect and ascending.

- Lower leaves opposite, later alternate. Lower leaves small, 4-10 mm, ovate, elliptic, obscurely crenate or entire, short-stalked.

- Flowers bright-blue, small, with a whitish lower petal, in lax raceme ; peduncle as long as the leaf.

- Fruit twice broader than long, with a deep middle sinus, ciliate, glandular.

- Rare in crops.

- Biological type: annual.

Mistake with: Veronica agrestis , Veronica arvensis , Veronica cymbalaria , Veronica opaca , Veronica persica , Veronica polita , Veronica praecox

Ecological profile (click on flags): France   Rare    

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