Veronica polita Fr.
Family: Plantaginaceae
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Paul Rothrock  
Much like no. 8 [Veronica agrestis L.]; fls blue; style to 1.5 mm, surpassing the sinus of the fr; fr densely pubescent with long glandular and short eglandular hairs, 2.5-4 נ3.5-6 mm, with rounded lobes, the sinus broader and shallower than in no. 8; 2n=14. Native of Eurasia, now widespread in our range and southward. (V. didyma, misapplied)

Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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Indiana Coefficient of Conservatism: C = null, non-native

Wetland Indicator Status: N/A

Diagnostic Traits: leaves longer than broad, with ca. 7-15 rounded teeth; flowers in the axils of ordinary foliage leaves; corolla up to 7 mm wide; capsules broadly rounded at apex.