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Red Valerian

A common garden escape on walls, cliffs and quarries usually by the sea.



Common Name Red Valerian
Scientific Name Centranthus ruber
Species Group Valerian Family Valerianaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Valerian family - Valerianaceae
Status Occasional
Flower Colour Group Pink
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
Preferred Environment
Look for Clusters of small pink flowers on waxy plant
Additional Identification Notes
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Valerian Family Valerianaceae