Veronica

Veronica spp.

Photo of Veronica
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

There are several species with some annuals and some perennials. They are a serious problem in turf, pastures, and alfafa. They all have 4-petaled flowers varying in color from pale violet to deep blue. The capsule is a distinctive heart shape.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences