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Keeled-fruited Cornsalad, Valerianella carinata Family: Valerianaceae
Valerianella carinata     *     Keeled-fruited Cornsalad


Flowering time: March-October

Habitat: Frequent and sometimes locally abundant on dry, disturbed ground; walls, pavements, gardens and wasteground.

Clusters of tiny bluish-white flowers with 3 stamens and stigmas but without a calyx. The oblong fruit are longer than wide, with deep wide groove on one side. A slightly hairy or hairless plant with un-divided leaves on branched stems.

Similar: Cornsalad, Valerianella locusta


Keeled-fruited Cornsalad, Valerianella carinata


Keeled-fruited Cornsalad, Valerianella carinata
Keeled-fruited Cornsalad, Valerianella carinata
Branksome, Dorset. May 2013

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