[Speedwells of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

American Brooklime, American-brooklime, American Speedwell

Veronica americana

Flower of American Brooklime, American-brooklime, American Speedwell: Veronica americana

The photo above show a close-up of the flowers of american brooklime. Photographed along a stream flowing from seeps at about 4300' atop the ridge dividing the Dairy Creek and Cougar Creek drainages at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams.........June 13, 2005. Note the pair of twisted stamens which extend beyond the throat of the flower.

Inflorescence of American Brooklime, American-brooklime, American Speedwell: Veronica americana

The photo above show a close-up of the inflorescence of american brooklime. Photographed along a stream flowing from seeps at about 4300' atop the ridge dividing the Dairy Creek and Cougar Creek drainages at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams.........June 13, 2005.

Leaf of American Brooklime, American-brooklime, American Speedwell: Veronica americana

The photo above show a close-up of stem leaf of american brooklime. All the leaves have serrate margins and are short-petiolate. Photographed along a stream flowing from seeps at about 4300' atop the ridge dividing the Dairy Creek and Cougar Creek drainages at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams........June 13, 2005.

Inflorescence of American Brooklime, American-brooklime, American Speedwell: Veronica americana

The photo above show a close-up of the inflorescence of american brooklime. Photographed along a stream flowing from seeps at about 4300' atop the ridge dividing the Dairy Creek and Cougar Creek drainages at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams........June 13, 2005.

Paul Slichter