Page author: David Giblin
Veronica missurica
tailed kittentails

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to Idaho and Montana.

Habitat: Moist forest slopes.

Flowers: March-May

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Veronica missurica Raf.
Publication: Amer. Monthly Mag. & Crit. Rev. 2(3): 175. 1818. 1818.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Synthyris missurica (Raf.) Pennell [HC, HC2]
Synthyris missurica (Raf.) Pennell ssp. hirsuta Pennell
ssp. major – tailed kittentails   Washington, east to Idaho.
ssp. missurica – mountain kittentail   Washington to California, east to Idaho and Montana.
ssp. stellata – starry tailed kittentails
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Veronica missurica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Veronica missurica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Veronica missurica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Veronica missurica photos.

USDA Plants: Veronica missurica information.

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