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Veronica aphylla

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Veronica aphylla, common name leafless stemmed speedwell, is a plant belonging to the family Plantaginaceae.

Description

Veronica aphylla can reach a height of 3–8 centimetres (1.2–3.1 in). It is a perennial herbaceous plant with a single, erect, cylindrical, hairy, greenish, flowering stem. It forms a basal rosette of green, elliptical or oval, pubescent leaves, 4–10 millimetres (0.16–0.39 in) wide and 8–15 millimetres (0.31–0.59 in) long. Flowers have four blue light petals with darker nerves and two long stamens. They bloom from July to August.

Distribution

This species is native to the mountains of Central and Southern Europe (Alps, Jura, Carpathians, Iberian Peninsula and the Balkans).

Habitat

Veronica aphylla prefers alpine pastures, stony slopes and rocky areas, at elevation of 1,500–2,800 metres (4,900–9,200 ft) above sea level.

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Veronica aphylla: Brief Summary

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Veronica aphylla, common name leafless stemmed speedwell, is a plant belonging to the family Plantaginaceae.

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