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Taxon: Veronica americana Schwein. ex Benth.

 
Genus: Veronica
Family: Plantaginaceae
Tribe: Veroniceae
Nomen number: 316860
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 10:468. 1846
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Apr-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • American brooklime  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • American speedwell  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • speedwell  (Source: F AlaskaAnd) - English
  • ezono-kawajisha  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (for aquariums); ornamental (for aquariums)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands (s.), Khabarovsk, Kamchatka, Magadan, Sakhalin]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaido, Honshu (n.)]

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Scrophulariaceae&GenusID=Veronica&SpeciesID=americana), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas (w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Cody, W. J. Flora of the Yukon Territory. (F Yukon)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  4. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  5. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  6. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  7. Hinds, H. R. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2. (F New Brunswick)
  8. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  11. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  12. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  14. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  16. Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer Flora of Alberta, ed. 2. (F Alberta)
  17. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  18. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  19. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  20. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  21. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  22. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  23. Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. (F AlaskaAnd)
  24. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

Check other web resources for Veronica americana Schwein. ex Benth. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316860. Accessed 20 November 2018.