Fluellin: Paul's Betony: Ground-hele. Veronica officinalis.

Figwort Family. May - Aug.

A low growing plant, with downy, prostrate stem 3 - 10 inches long, found in dry fields, open woods. Newfoundland to Ontario, Michigan, and southward.


Small, light lavender in color, with darker lines, 4 unequal divisions, borne in slender spikes from the leaf angles, held erect from the hairy, prostrate stem.


Oval, toothed, rounded at the tip, tapering at the base into a short stem.