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Common Cornsalad

A small member of the Valerian family growing on cultivated land and areas where the soil is thin and where there is little competition from other plants.



Common Name Common Cornsalad
Scientific Name Valerianella locusta
Species Group Valerian Family Valerianaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Valerian family - Valerianaceae
Status Scarce
Flower Colour Group Purple
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
Preferred Environment
Look for Small low growing but bushy plant with clusters of pale purple flowers
Additional Identification Notes
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Valerian Family Valerianaceae