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Persian speedwell (Veronica persica) flowers have 4 petals, and are purple to blue, fading to white near the center.

Flowers remain closed during cloudy or dark conditions.

Persian speedwell (Veronica persica)

On the first sunny day (doesn't occur often in OR), flowers open up and create a lovely carpet of blue.  

Persian speedwell (Veronica persica)

Distinct darker blue stripes radiate out from the center of the flower.  With magnification, you can see 2 stamens (male flower parts) and 1 style (female flower parts).

Persian speedwell (Veronica persica)

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