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Purslane Speedwell

Veronica peregrina L.

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

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▲ mature plant

         Purslane Speedwell:

o   Upright, branching plant with linear, fleshy leaves (1/2-3/4 long and 1/16-1/8 wide)

o   Reddish-green stems

o   Flowers tiny, white in axils of leaves

o   More common in flower beds, gardens, non-crop areas than in turf

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