Key to Tasmanian Dicots

Veronica formosa (Scrophulariaceae) 3:522


Veronica formosa is a common native shrub that grows in damp woodlands and open forests through most of eastern Tasmania. It has narrow, opposite and decussate leaves that are entire, up to 2 cm long . The flowers are almost radially symmetrical, with the upper petal slightly larger, white to blue-purple and in dense, spike-like inflorescences scattered in the upper branches

Veronica continua is a recently recognised species that is similar to V. formosa, but is less branched, has bigger leaves and has blue flowers.



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