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Observed: 25th May 2012 By: JonathanClarkJonathanClark’s reputation in PlantsJonathanClark’s reputation in Plants

Flower spike about 2in tall.

Species interactions

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Species with which Heath Speedwell (Veronica officinalis) interacts


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I can see why you went to V spicata but it has a much denser flowering spike and is rather a rare plant. I often get Veronicas mixed up (still)

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For me the pointers were: -

For me the pointers were:
- location (urban + N Irland) was unexpected for V. spicata see i.e.
- the rounded leaves you've pictured at the base of the inflorescence are nor right for V. spicata
- but are rather typical of V. officinalis, which is common.
- I am sure you could get a flower character from your excellent picture!