: a perennial European herb (Veronica officinalis) of the snapdragon family that is naturalized in North America and has small bluish flowers in axillary racemesbroadly: veronica
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OregonLive.com, 6 Apr. 2018 Another weed with blue flowers sometimes confused with henbit is Persian speedwell (Veronica persica).
Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp, Indianapolis Star, 9 Mar. 2018
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