Purslane Speedwell (Neckweed)
Scientific Name - Veronica peregrina L.
Family - Scrophulariaceae
Low-growing, freely-branched winter annual with smooth to somewhat fleshy leaves and stems. Leaves, opposite, longer than broad, coarsely toothed on the margins. Flowers, white, longer than broad, coarsely toothed on the margins. Flowers, white, in the upper axils. Fruit a smooth heart-shaped capsule. Reproduces by seed. Found throughout North America. Also found in West Indies, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.