Veronica arvensis Linnaeus 1753 (Family Plantaginaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 5-30cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering April - October (Earliest: 7.4)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoids Catapol, Minecoside

Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Autographa gamma
Parasites:
Septoria veronicae
Herbivores:
Melitaea athalia Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Idaea humiliata Larva

Tenthredo mesomela Larva

Galeruca tanaceti

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Wall Speedwell


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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