Veronica beccabunga Linnaeus 1753 (Family Plantaginaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 20-80cm
Rarely Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 11.5)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoids Amphicoside, Aucubin, Catapol, Catalposide, Minecoside,
Troylcataposide, Verminoside, Veronicoside, Verproside
Phenolics Tannins

Biotopes:
Stream Banks
Pollination: Autopollination
Herbivores:
Athalia circularis Larva

Several Chrysomelidae
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Idaea humiliata Larva

Athalia bicolor Larva

Tenthredo mesomela Larva

Galeruca tanaceti
Sapivores:
Myzus cerasi

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Brooklime


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

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