Description from Flora of China
Veronica daurica Steven, Mem. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 5: 339. 1817.
Stems erect, 1 or several and cespitose, to 1 m tall, simple or rarely apically branched, usually densely with multicellular glandular hairs or villous, with a ring at each node connecting petiole base. Leaves opposite; petiole 1-1.5 cm, rarely shorter; leaf blade ovate, ovate-lanceolate, or lanceolate, 2-8 X 1-3.5 cm, glandular pubescent, base often cordate to rarely acute, margin basally deeply cut to pinnately parted, often mixed with double teeth, apically and segments coarsely dentate, apex often obtuse. Inflorescences 1, rarely several, never in a large panicle, glandular hairy. Pedicel 2-3 mm. Corolla white or pink, ca. 8 mm; tube ca. 1/3 of corolla length; lobes patent, ovate-orbicular to narrowly ovate. Stamens slightly exserted. Capsule as long as calyx. Persistent style ca. 1 cm. Fl. Jul-Aug. 2n = 32.
Steppes, dunes, sparse forests; below 1300 m. Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan (Shangcheng Xian), Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol [Korea, Mongolia, Russia (Far East, E Siberia)].