Speedwell, Veronica serpyllifolia L., non-native
Common Names: Persian speedwell
- a dicot in the Schrophulariaceae family -
winter annual
speedwell is a common winter annual having a pretty little blue flower and growing into a dense groundcover
 
 

Persian speedwell with dime for size comparison.
Tiny blue flowers open in the mid-morning sunshine. 
Common in damp, partly sunny to shady areas in early spring.
Reddish stems grow prostrate, becoming a dense groundcover by mid-spring.
Small hairy leaves are round with scalloped edges.
Speedwell is a common springtime low-growing ground cover.
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