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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Valerianella radiata   FAMILY Valerianaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Valerianella radiata   FAMILY Valerianaceae

INCLUDING Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Valerianella radiata

INCLUDING Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Valerianella woodsiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 175-01-002:
Valerianella radiata   FAMILY Valerianaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Valerianella radiata

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Valerianella woodsiana

 

COMMON NAME:
Beaked Cornsalad


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image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vara_001_lvd

        

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_vawo_001_lvd

        

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm190305_6632

March    Greenville County    SC

Tall Pines Wildlife Management Area

Each leaf has a prominent central vein, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm070421_033

April    Greenville County    SC

Tall Pines Wildlife Management Area

Similar to V. locusta, but stems often 2-7dm tall (vs locusta's usually 1-3dm), per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm070421_036

April    Greenville County    SC

Tall Pines Wildlife Management Area

Valerianella of the southern mtns are succulent, dichotomously forked plants, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm070421_040

April    Greenville County    SC

Tall Pines Wildlife Management Area

Flowers with conspicuously exserted stamens, in densely flowered cymes, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm070428_009

April    Greenville County    SC

Cauline leaves opposite, sessile, spatulate or elliptic-lanceolate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm120407_706

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaf margins smooth or with a few coarse teeth toward the base, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm200409_3558

April    Greenville County    SC

Tall Pines Wildlife Management Area

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

Roxanna Martin    rlm4911_307

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Outer bracts and bractlets of cymules spinulose-ciliate at apex, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    s080420_c

April        TN

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm140504_736

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    jkm200525_5193

May    Greenville County    SC

Tall Pines Wildlife Management Area

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmvradiata_moultrie

May        SC

Lake Moultrie

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

Roxanna Martin    rlm5710_192b

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Fruit is a nutlet, without corky thickening, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Valerianella radiata, Beaked Cornsalad

JK Marlow    s080503_b

May    Greenville County    SC

Tall Pines Wildlife Management Area

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Valerianella radiata   FAMILY Valerianaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Valerianella radiata   FAMILY Valerianaceae

INCLUDING Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Valerianella radiata

INCLUDING Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Valerianella woodsiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 175-01-002:
Valerianella radiata   FAMILY Valerianaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Valerianella radiata

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Valerianella woodsiana

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2338

Forb
Winter annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common

Habitat: Moist forests, bottomlands, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Calyx lobes minute or obsolete
5-lobed funnelform corolla
3 exserted stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring
Nutlet

 

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