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Key to Valeriana

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1. Corolla 3–4.5 mm, throat ± > lobes

2. Corolla throat asymmetric, with small swelling on 1 side just distal to tube; leaves generally short-hairy ..... V. californica

2' Corolla throat symmetric, evenly tapered to tube on all sides; leaves glabrous to sparsely hairy — Warner Mountains ..... V. occidentalis

1' Corolla 4.5–8 mm, throat ± 2 × lobes

3. All basal leaves generally simple; White and Inyo Mountains ..... V. pubicarpa

3' At least some basal leaves lobed to compound; Northwestern California ..... V. sitchensis

4. Leaflets not lobed, fine-crenate to -dentate; < 1200 m ..... subsp. scouleri

4' Leaflets irregularly lobed to sparsely toothed; 1500–2200 m ..... subsp. sitchensis


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