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Blue or Purple Flowers ( Four Petals )
Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae)

Alpine Speedwell
Veronica wormskjoldii

Season: Mid-June to mid-August
Habitat:
 Subalpine Moist Meadows
Height:
 10-30 cm

Description: This flower is occasionally mistaken for the forget-me-not, but its four petals help to differentiate the two. It is a pleasant alpine flower which has a hairy stem and leaves. The leaves grow in opposite pairs of clasping leaves. The stems are topped with a tight cluster of deep blue, four-petaled flowers.

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