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Veronica undulata - Wall.
                 
Common Name Undulate speedwell
Family Scrophulariaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Wet places in lowland northern Japan[58]. Found by water or in swamps below 2800 metres throughout China[266].
Range E. Asia - Afghanistan to India, China, Japan and Korea.
Edibility Rating  
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Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Wet Soil Full sun

Summary

Veronica undulata Undulate speedwell


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Veronica undulata Undulate speedwell
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Physical Characteristics
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Veronica undulata is a PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in). It is in flower from May to September, and the seeds ripen from Jul to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist or wet soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
 Bog Garden;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Leaves and young shoots - raw or cooked[105].
Medicinal Uses


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Analgesic;  Astringent;  Blood tonic;  Emmenagogue.

Plants with galls are used to stimulate blood circulation, relieve pains, stimulate menstrual flow, and stop bleeding[266].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in most parts of this country. It is closely related to V. anagallis-aquatica[266]. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Easily grown in a moderately fertile moisture retentive well drained soil[200]. Prefers cool summers[200].
Propagation
Seed - sow autumn in a cold frame[200]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. If you have sufficient quantity the seed can be sown outdoors in situ in the autumn or the spring. Division in autumn or spring[200]. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found that it is best to pot up smaller divisions and grow them on in light shade in a greenhouse or cold frame until they are growing away well. Plant them out in the summer or the following spring.

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Veronica agrestisField Speedwell, Green field speedwell11
Veronica americanaAmerican Brooklime, American speedwell21
Veronica anagallis-aquaticaWater Speedwell22
Veronica arvensisCorn Speedwell01
Veronica beccabungaBrooklime, European speedwell11
Veronica catenata 10
Veronica chamaedrysGermander Speedwell11
Veronica hederifoliaIvy-Leaf Speedwell01
Veronica longifoliaGarden Speedwell, Long-Leaf Speedwell10
Veronica officinalisCommon Speedwell12
Veronica peregrinaNecklace Weed, Neckweed, Hairy purslane speedwell02
Veronica politaGray field speedwell21
Veronica scutellataMarsh Speedwell, Skullcap speedwell10
Veronica spuriabastard speedwell10
Veronicastrum axillare 02
Veronicastrum sibiricumBlackroot02
Veronicastrum virginicumBeaumont's Root, Culver's root, Bowman's Root, Culver's Root, Black Root03
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