This perennial, low-growing, patch-forming Speedwell is found in grassy areas, is not usually a problem in gardens and can be quite attractive in a wildflower meadow. It will tolerate most soil conditions. In the the past was used in herbal medicine to treat coughs and catarrh, and as blood tonic.
The dark green leaves are toothed with well defined veins which radiate from the stalk.
It is easily uprooted, there may also be a reservoir of seeds which will germinate later. Weedkillers are effective and any regrowth or new seedlings will require retreatment.