Veronica serpyllifolia Linnaeus 1753 (Family Plantaginaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 4-25cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - September (Earliest: 25.4)

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

Biotopes:
Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Possible Herbivores:
Several Tortricidae

Idaea humiliata Larva

Tenthredo mesomela Larva

Galeruca tanaceti

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Thyme-leaved Speedwell


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

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