Brooklime Veronica beccabunga

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Best Time to See
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Habitat Woodland

A sprawling herb with a dense mass of rounded, succulent leaves.

Spikes of pretty blue flowers ascend in pairs from the leaf base when in bloom.

Habitat

Wet meadows, marshes, ponds, streams, wet woods.

Best time to see

Flowers from May to September.

Did you know...

Brooklime was used as a salad plant in most much of northern Europe in the past. It was also thought to help prevent scurvy.