fields, lawns, roadsides
ascending stems up to 4 dm, branched
pale blue with white centers
complete; perfect; corolla 3-5 mm wide; 4 sepals; 4 petals; 2 stamens; stigma 1; long pedicle
tipped with persistent style
under 1 cm; lowest opposite becoming alternate bracts; slightly toothed; short petiolate
this native of Eurasia is very similar to V. persica Poir. (Birdseye Speedwell); identification based upon key in Gleason and Cronquist, 1991.