SJ8955 : Flower of the Germander Speedwell

taken 6 years ago, near to Brindley Ford, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Flower of the Germander Speedwell
Flower of the Germander Speedwell
This tiny flower belongs to the SJ8955 : Germander Speedwell.
Germander Speedwell (Veronica chamaedrys) or Bird's-eye Speedwell, is a common native plant that will grow in meadows, woodland edges, hedgerows and scrubland. It propagates itself as much by rooting its spreading stems as it does by seed. The tiny blue flowers appear from May to August and can be a lovely sight when growing in a mass, they are also an important nectar source for solitary bees.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 9 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Grassland  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Woodland, Forest 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 894 552 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.6825N 2:9.5846W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 894 552
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Germander Speedwell  Birds-Eye Speedwell  Veronica Chamaedrys  Wildflower  Wild Flower  Plant 

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