Ivy-leaved speedwell

Veronica hederifolia

Bird's-eye, Eye-bright


Common in winter cereals. Germinates over winter.

Ivy-leaved speedwell - young1. Cotyledons are large and dull green, closely resembling cleavers but with a point at the tip of the blade rather than a notch.
Ivy-leaved speedwell 22. The first true leaves are hairy and toothed, but toothed only in a basel half, unlike Field and Buxbaum's speedwell.
Ivy-leaved speedwell 33. A prostrate spreading annual with small blue flowers, which dies away in mid-summer.