Undulate Speedwell

Undulate Speedwell
English Common Name
Undulate Speedwell
Scientific name
Veronica undulata
Order: Lamiales, Family: Plantaginaceae
About 10 cm – 100 cm in height
Species Distribution
In Japan, this species is found in the Honshu area and southward. Overseas distribution is mainland China, India, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia.
Japan Red List of Threatened Species: Near Threatened
This species grows around water where humidity is high. The plant is called Kawajisha in Okinawan dialect, meaning lettuce since its sprouts are edible, but this species is not closely related to lettuce.

Updated November 2018

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