Taxon profile


Common Field-speedwell
Veronica persica Poir.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Lamiales »  family Plantaginaceae »  genus Veronica - speedwell »  subgenus Veronica subgen. Pocilla

Scientific synonyms

Cochlidiospermum buxbaumii (Ten.) Opiz
Pocilla persica (Poir.) Fourr.
Veronica agrestis var. byzantina Sibth. & Sm.
Veronica buxbaumii Ten., non F.W. Schmidt
Veronica byzantina (Sibth. & Sm.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Veronica persica var. aschersoniana (Lehm.) Boivin
Veronica persica var. corrensiana (Lehm.) Boivin

Other names

= Bird-eye Speedwell
= Birdeye Speedwell
= Birdseye Speedwell
= Buxbaum's Speedwell
= Common Field Speedwell
= Creeping Speedwell
= Creeping Veronica
= Persian Speedwell


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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Veronica persica Poir.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Veronica persica Poir.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Veronica_persica_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Veronica persica Poiret]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Veronica persica Poir.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Veronica persica Poir.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Veronica persica Poiret]
EN Boršić I. et al. (2008): Preliminary Check-list of Invasive Alian Plant Species (IAS) in Croatia [], Nat. Croat., Vol. 17, No. 2., 55–71, Zagreb [as Veronica persica Poir.]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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