Veronica filiformis Sm., Trans. Linn. Soc. 1: 195 1791.;

Northern Caucasus, Georgia [Caucasus], Turkey (E-Anatolia, N-Anatolia,
NE-Anatolia), Iran (N-Iran), Austria (I), Belgium (I), England (I), Czech
Republic (I), Slovakia (I), Denmark (I), Spain (I), France (I), Germany (I),
Ireland (I), Switzerland (I), Netherlands (I), Poland (I), Slovenia (I), Crimea
(I), Sweden, Estonia (I), Latvia (I), Lithuania (I), European Russia (I),
Armenia (I), Belarus (I), USA (I) (California (I), Connecticut (I), District of
Columbia (I), Idaho (I), Maryland (I), Michigan (I), New York (I), Ohio (I),
Oregon (I), Pennsylvania (I), Vermont (I), Washington State (I), West Virginia
(I)), Canada (I) (British Columbia (I), Ontario (I), Quebec (I))
as per Catalogue of Life 


Veronica filiformis  

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V. chamaedrys  

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Plant for ID :: Salzburg, AT :: EU-ARKOCT34 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5) 

We saw this flower (what I believe is Veronica persica) growing wild at 2 places – near Zurich, CH and near Salzburg, Austria in May 2016,
Requested to please validate the ID.


This is a speedwell… most probably Germander Speedwell. Veronica chamaedrys.


A reply from David ji:

Your pics of V. filiformis are –

Not sure of the other 3 which might be V. chamaedrys


Thank you … for the correction in the ID.
Based on the description provided by you in another similar post of mine, all pics belong to V. filiformis and not V. chamedrys.


No, … They are different. Pl. check the leaves.
What is stated by … is correct.

V. chamaedrys 

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V. filiformis 

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Plant for ID :: Vienna, AT :: EU-ARKOCT38 : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (9)

These were seen in the Vienna castle grounds. Pics taken in May 2016.
They look like Veronica persica (but a bit bigger). Requested to provide ID.


One of the Speedwell’s, possibly Veronica chamaedrys


some sort of Ehrenpreis


This is a Veronica species. Possibly V. chamaedrys 


A reply from David ji:
some of these pictures are of Veronica filiformis (you should check you don’t have something very similar looking). You’ll see they have small roundish leaves (smaller or equal to the flower), long flower stalks, and tend to lack the white/pale petal edging that V. chamaedrys has, and there’s a pale purpliness to their flower colour different from typical bluey V. chamaedrys.”

On looking at the timestamp on the pics, there are 2 sets of flowers clicked at 2 different locations, seemingly very close to each other (clicked 4 minutes apart).
The first set is more blue than purple – names of pics ending 9071, 9072, 9073, 9074, 9075 – they should be V. chamaedrys
The second set is more purple – names of pics ending with 9081, 9082,9083, 9084 – they should be V. filiformis.
Thank you … for explaining the differences so nicely and also for noticing that there are 2 species in this post.




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