Veronica filiformis

Creeping Speedwell


Creeping Veronica, Slender Speedwell

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Prostrate
Propagation: Stolons and seed
Leaf Margin: Rounded teeth
Leaf Hairs: Sparsely hairy
Leaf Structure: Rounded to kidney shaped
Leaf Arrangement: Lower leaves opposite, flowering stems have alternate leaf arrangement
Root Type: Shallow, fibrous root system
Flower Color: Light blue



Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Dithiopyr, Isoxaben, Prodiamine, Simazine
  • Post Emergence: Carfentrazone, Chlorsulfuron, Fluroxypyr, Quinclorac, Trifloxysulfuron

Please note: one or more of these active ingredients may exist in combination-type brand name products. Any material used for herbicidal control of any plant may vary in efficacy. Please read the full disclaimer on herbicide usage.