field speedwell


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Noun1.field speedwell - European plant with minute axillary blue flowers on long stalksfield speedwell - European plant with minute axillary blue flowers on long stalks; widely naturalized in America
genus Veronica - widespread genus of herbs with pink or white or blue or purple flowers: speedwell
speedwell, veronica - any plant of the genus Veronica
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Nature seems to produce yellow and blue flower combinations more than any other colour combination and the soft blue flowers of the common field speedwell, Veronica persica, complement the celandines flowers perfectly.
The next most frequent broad-leaved weeds identified by farmers were mayweed (infesting 86% of winter wheat), chickweed (infesting 82% of the crop), charlock (75% of the total crop), common field speedwell (69%), fat hen (68%), volunteer oilseed rape (68%), field pansy (65%) common poppy (60%), knotgrass (59%) and groundsel (58%).
The next most frequent broad-leaved weeds identified by farmers were mayweed (infesting 86pc of winter wheat), chickweed (infesting 82pc of the crop), charlock (75pc of the total crop), common field speedwell (69pc), fat hen (68pc), volunteer oilseed rape (68pc), field pansy (65pc) common poppy (60pc), knotgrass (59pc) and groundsel (58pc).