Veronica peregrina Linnaeus var. xalapensis (Kunth) Pennell. Phen: (Feb-) Apr-May. Hab: Fields, lawns, disturbed places; in the eastern part of our area probably introduced on ballast. Dist: QC and AK south to MA, KY, TX, and south to Guatemala.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, F, G, GrPl, Il, Mi, S, Tx, Pennell (1935); = Veronica peregrina L. ssp. xalapensis (Kunth) Pennell – K1, K3, K4, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, Tn; = Veronica xalapensis Kunth; < Veronica peregrina L. – Ar, FNA17, Mex, RAB, W, Stace (2010), Walters & Webb (1972) in Tutin et al (1972)