Corn Speedwell

Scientific Name - Veronica arvensis L.
Family - Scrophulariaceae

Low-growing, freely branched winter annual. Lower leaves round-to egg-shaped, toothed on the margins, with prominent veins. Upper leaves linear in shape. Leaves and stems with fine hairs. Flowers, light blue nearly stalkless. Seed capsules heart-shaped with a line of hairs on the outer edge. Reproduces by seed. Found throughout most of the United States except for the Rocky Mountains. Also occurs in Central and South America, South Africa, Australia, and Hawaii. Native to Europe and Asia.