Veronica notabilis

Common name: 

Forest Speedwell


(alternate family: Scrophulariaceae)

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Midlands, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (KNSTVWZ) also NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Tall eucalypt forest1

Flower description:

Lavender or white with darker veins1


Perennial herb with flowering stems to 40 cm1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are ovate, leaf margins have 5-12 pairs of teeth and the corolla is a short tube with 4 or 5 lobes1

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria