Cultivated ground throughout Britain, common in the north, local in the south
Veronica agrestis is a ANNUAL growing to 0.1 m (0ft 4in). It is in leaf all year, in flower all year. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Dryoptera, hymenoptera. The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil. Invasive in Alaska and West Virginia.