Taxon: Veronica officinalis L.

 
Genus: Veronica
Family: Plantaginaceae
      Tribe: Veroniceae
Nomen number: 80301
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:11. 1753
Name Verified on: 14-Apr-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Iran; Turkey - Adana, - Balikesir, - Bolu, - Bursa, - Eskisehir, - Hatay, - Kastamonu, - Rize, - Trabzon, - Zonguldak
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Faroe Islands; Finland; Iceland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia; Turkey - Istanbul, - Kirklareli
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image