Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02771 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Veronica anagallis-aquatica L.
Common name   water speedwell
S. Beatty   s.n.  
   with J. Nielson, C. Stevens
Coll. Date 10 June 1992 
United States
Millard County
Locality about 5 miles NW of Holden.
Habitat Notes sand dune, desert community, high water table, Russian olive trees, abundant grasses. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 39° 7'  55" N, 112° 23'  58" W
Township Range T19S, R5W, Sec. 27  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Veronica anagallis-aquatica L.

     Veronica anagallis L.
     Veronica catenata Pennell
     Veronica catenata var. glandulosa (Farw.) Pennell
     Veronica comosa auct. non Richter
     Veronica comosa var. glaberrima (Pennell) Boivin
     Veronica comosa var. glandulosa (Farw.) Boivin
     Veronica connata auct. non Raf.
     Veronica connata ssp. glaberrima Pennell
     Veronica connata var. glaberrima (Pennell) Fern.
     Veronica connata var. typica Pennell
     Veronica glandifera Pennell
     Veronica X lackschewitzii Keller
     Veronica micromeria Woot. & Standl.
     Veronica salina auct. non Schur

Common Name(s): blue water speedwell, water speedwell, water speedwell, sessile water-speedwell.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=565594, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Scrophulariales
                                Family: Scrophulariaceae
                                    Genus: Veronica
                                        Species: Veronica anagallis-aquatica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02771s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02779s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03741s1.jpg 
specimen image: 04773s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05532s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06995s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09102s1.jpg 
specimen image: 16889c1.jpg 
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
02772 Heliotropium curassavicum  var. obovatum   "seaside heliotrope" same section
02770 Ipomopsis congesta  var. congesta   "ball-headed gilia" same section
02773 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Eightmile Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Duggins Creek 
Pioneer Wash (Valley) Millard County, UT 2.5 mi. S   Holden 
Greenwood (Populated Place) Millard County, UT 2.6 mi. E 4777  Holden 
Bald Mountain (Summit) Millard County, UT 4.1 mi. S 4915  The Sink 
Antelope Spring (Spring) Millard County, UT 4.4 mi. N 4689  McCornick 
Central Utah Canal (Canal) Millard County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4810  McCornick 
Pioneer Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 4.3 mi. SE   Coffee Peak 
Duggins Creek (Stream) Millard County, UT 5.8 mi. NE   Duggins Creek 


Taxon Links for species Veronica anagallis-aquatica  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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