Species

Valerianella locusta

Common Name(s)

corn salad, Lewiston cornsalad

Family

Valerianaceae

Flora Category

Vascular - Exotic

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Herbs other than Composites

Similar Taxa

V. locusta is easily distinguished by the greatly thickened back of the fertile loculus of the fruit.

Flower Colours

White

Year Naturalised

1855

Origin

Europe, N. Russia, N. Africa, Micronesia

This page last updated on 18 Jan 2010