Ivyleaf Speedwell

Ivyleaf Speedwell

Veronica hederifolia L.



ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Winter annual
Growth Habit: Prostrate, spreading
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Serrated
Leaf Hairs: Hairy
Leaf Structure: Three to five-lobed ivy or heart-shaped leaves
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite lower leaves and alternate upper leaves on flexible stalks
Root Type: Taproot
Flower Color: Pale blue-purple solitary flowers on stalks with dark striped with abundant hairs


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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.