Veronica crista-galli


An annual that is well naturalised on roadsides, pathsides, in cultivated ground and in waste and rough places. It probably originally arose as an escape from cultivation in botanic gardens. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of the Caucasus.

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

Veronica crista-galli Stev. in the British Isles,
Roe, R. G. B.
, Watsonia, Volume 12, p.129-132, (1978)