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Valerian Family Valerianaceae


Valerians are attractive plants with clusters of tiny flowers which are very popular with insects. There are three species of Valerian and they are joined by some much smaller cousins, the corn salads.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Common Valerian

Valeriana officinalis

Marsh Valerian

Valeriana dioica

Red Valerian

Centranthus ruber

Common Cornsalad

Valerianella locusta