Valeriana uliginosa (Torr. & A.Gray) Rydb.
Family: Caprifoliaceae
marsh valerian,  more...
[Valeriana sitchensis subsp. uliginosa Bong.,  more]
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Corey Raimond  
Etymology: Valeriana: a medieval Latin name either referring to the Roman emperor or to the word valere, "to be healthy and strong" from its use as a folk medicine in the treatment of nervousness and hysteria
Plants: erect, perennial, 12"-40" tall, mostly hairless forb; from stout, branched rhizomes
Leaves: opposite, 2 1/4"-5 1/2" long, oval to ellipitical, basal leaves long-stalked, usually entire or with 2 small, oval to elliptic lobes; the 3-6 pairs of stem leaves pinnately-cut
Flowers: white, 5-parted, 1/4" long, slightly-flaring, tubular shape, flower drawing; inflorescence a branched cluster; blooms May-July
Habitat: wet; limy meadows, swamps, fens
Conservation Status: Threatened
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Dennis W. Woodland  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Dennis W. Woodland  
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Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
Valeriana uliginosa image
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Valeriana uliginosa image
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