Veronica anagalloides 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Scrophulariales Scrophulariaceae

Scientific Name: Veronica anagalloides Guss.
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
French Véronique Faux Mouron
Veronica anagallis-aquatica L. ssp. anagalloides (Guss.) Batt.
Taxonomic Notes:

There are no significant taxonomic issues associated with this name. Hybridisation with V. catenata can occur.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2012-05-23
Assessor(s): Lansdown, R.V.
Reviewer(s): García, N. & Tognelli, M.
Contributor(s): Ali, M.M., Knees, S.G., Patzelt, A., Neale, S. & Williams, L.
This species is listed as Least Concern as it is widespread, able to exploit anthropogenic habitats and does not face any major threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs from Europe south to North Africa and east through the Middle East, the Caucasus, Siberia and Kazakhstan to the Russian Far East and China.
Countries occurrence:
Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Armenia (Armenia); Austria; Azerbaijan; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; China (Gansu, Heilongjiang, Nei Mongol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Tibet [or Xizang]); Croatia; Czech Republic; Egypt (Egypt (African part)); France (Corsica, France (mainland)); Georgia; Germany; Greece (East Aegean Is., Greece (mainland)); Hungary; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Israel; Italy (Italy (mainland), Sardegna, Sicilia); Jordan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Lebanon; Liechtenstein; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Moldova; Montenegro; Oman; Poland; Portugal (Portugal (mainland)); Romania; Russian Federation (Central European Russia, East European Russia, European Russia, South European Russia); Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain (Baleares, Canary Is., Spain (mainland)); Switzerland; Syrian Arab Republic; Tajikistan; Turkey (Turkey-in-Asia, Turkey-in-Europe); Turkmenistan; Ukraine (Krym, Ukraine (main part)); Uzbekistan
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):3000
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Population [top]


There is no information available on population trends in this species.

Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species occurs in a wide variety of habitats, from marshes and seasonally inundated grassland to the margins of lakes, ponds, rivers and streams, as well as temporary pools in arable fields.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

There is no evidence that this species is used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

There are no known significant past, ongoing or future threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

This species is classed as Critically Endangered in Switzerland and Vulnerable in Austria. Otherwise, there are no conservation measures in place or needed.

Citation: Lansdown, R.V. 2013. Veronica anagalloides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T164530A13573830. . Downloaded on 17 October 2017.
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