Veronica spicata ssp. incana
Veronica spicata L. ssp. incana (L.) Walters
Veronica incana L.
Speedwell, Spiked Woolly Speedwell, Silver Speedwell
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Genus||Veronica||For Saint Veronica, said to have given Jesus a cloth to wipe his face on the way to Calvary, and named because of a supposed resemblence between markings on some Veronica species and her sacred handkerchief|
|Species||spicata||With flowers in spikes|
|ssp.||incana||Grayish or hoary|
About plant names...
Silver speedwell is a native of eastern Europe, through Siberia, and northwest China.
Identification: Plants are up to 12" (30 cm) tall, in clumps up to
14" (35 cm) around. Leaves are fuzzy, gray-green, narrow, oval-shaped.
Flower stalks are 4-10" (10-25 cm), blue-violet.
Veronica spicata ssp. spicata, also known as Pseudolysimachion spicatum ssp. spicatum. This is a wild flower in its natural habitat. By Christian Fischer.
Veronica spicata ssp. incana on Desert-tropicals.com
Veronica spicata ssp. incana on www.garten.cz
Veronica spicata ssp. incana on Biopix
Veronica spicata ssp. incana from Cornell University’s Department of Horticulture
Veronica spicata ssp. incana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.
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9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)
Range: Zones 4-8:
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