Taxon: Veronica spicata L.

Genus: Veronica
Subgenus: Pseudolysimachium
Family: Plantaginaceae
Tribe: Veroniceae
Nomen number: 80332
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:10. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Aug-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Aug-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Kyrgyzstan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Finland ; Norway ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Italy ; Romania ; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Fischer, M. A. 1974. Beitrag zu einer systematischen Neubearbeitung der Gruppe um Pseudolysimachion spicatum (L.) Opiz ( = Veronica spicata L.) Phyton (Horn) 16:31.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)


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