Veronica montana

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaScrophulariaceaeVeronicaVeronica montana

Ecology

A perennial herb of damp basic to mildly acidic soils in long-established, mixed deciduous woodland, scrub and shaded hedge banks. It is found on loamy and sandy soils and on heavy clay. Generally lowland, but reaching 435 m at Pont y Daf (Brecs.).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Temperate element.

Broad Habitats

Broadleaved, mixed and yew woodland

Light (Ellenberg): 4

Moisture (Ellenberg): 6

Reaction (Ellenberg): 6

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 6

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 14.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 1029

Height (cm): 15

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Chamaephyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Extensively creeping and rooting at nodes

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 1808

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 506

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: 0.48

Weighted Changed Factor: 5

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

19

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004103

Atlas text references

Atlas (229b)
Grime JP, Hodgson JG, Hunt R
1988.  Comparative Plant Ecology.
Hultén E, Fries M
1986.  Atlas of north European vascular plants north of the Tropic of Cancer. 3 vols.
Meusel H, Jäger E, Rauschert S, Weinert E
1978.  Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 2. 2 vols.