Veronica capitata Royle ex Benth., Scroph. Ind. 45 45 1835.;
Tibet, NW-India, Jammu & Kashmir as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Flowerhead Speedwell  



This delicate herb was shot near entry gate of valley of Flowers, Uttrakhand last year..
wanted to confirm the id.. can this be Veronica capitata ?
Earlier discussion revolved around Veronica laxa.. here is the link..

I think you may be right … Nice photographs

Pictures of nodes would have helped further.

Many thanks sir for he feedback, I was not able to click more pics due to bad weather..



VoF Week: 19092012 BS 15 Small Herb for id from way to Hemkund Sahib: Pls id this small herb looks like any malvaceae member

Veronica only… I think shot from near the entry gate to VOF….

Yes near to entry Gate

Show me some more leaves and I may confirm it as Veronica laxa

Sir no more pix are with me

I am attaching few of mine here…hope this will resolve…

Yes it is very close to Veronica laxa

Veronica capitata as per another thread


Veronica capitata? ABAUG2016/36 : 4 posts by 2 authors.

Found a couple of plants with unopened flowers. The leaves and the habit suggest a Veronica species. V. capitata perhaps? Please advise
Mcleodganj-Triund, HP
2700m approx.
06, 07 August 2016

I think you are right as these matches with images in identified threads by … as below:
VoF Week: 19092012 BS 15 Small Herb for id from way to Hemkund Sahib

Thanks … I intend to go up soon and hope to find the plant for more details.


On my trek in the mountains over the weekend I finally found flowering plants with seedpods developing. Here are the results. I think it confirms our earlier guess and is Veronica capitata.

5 images.

Thanks, …, for completing the thread.
please help me to identify the following species : 4 posts by 2 authors. 1 image.
please help me to identify the following species
Species for Identification – 
location – Shikari Devi, Mandi District, Himachal Pradesh  
Altitude- 3150-3350m 
Date 7- June-2017

Veronica species? 

Open flowers are required even to confirm that.  

thank u  Veronica capitata 

I also agree with you as matches with images under threads at Veronica capitata 



Saw these along the Ghangaria Hemkund trail, Uttarakhand in Aug 2018.

Is this some Veronica species? Requested to please provide ID.

… just a wild guess: Geranium nepalense ?

Some species of Veronica (Scrophulariaceae) to me.

Pl. check as per suggestion by …, at 

Looks like V. capitata to me. Kindly validate.

To me also appear close to images at Veronica capitata

looks very close, the color seems a bit different may be due to local light + digital sensor, (sometimes find color is very different in different light, even daylight), otherwise matches