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Sonoran Desert Plants
Veronica peregrina subsp. xalapensis (Purslane Speedwell, Necklace-weed)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Veronica peregrina subsp. xalapensis

Habitat: washes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: opposite simple
Flower Color: whitish
Flowering Period: Mar. to Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Plantaginaceae (plantain family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 72 (8.7 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Veronica peregrina subsp. xalapensis (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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