Veronica anagallis-aquatica – Water Speedwell

Larval Host Plant

Junonia orithya – Blue Pansy

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Junonia orithya – Blue Pansy by Abhay Soman and Aditya Kanwal from Solan, Himachal Pradesh in 2017.



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Page citation

Soman, A., A. Kanwal and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Veronica anagallis-aquatica L. – Water Speedwell. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL:, accessed 2024/07/16.