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|Family: Valerianaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual. Stem: erect, equally, repeatedly forked. Leaf: basal and cauline, generally simple, entire to toothed. Inflorescence: cymes, dense, terminal, peduncled, generally paired, subtended by involucre-like ring of bracts. Flower: calyx generally 0; corolla funnel-shaped, lobes unequal, throat +- swollen at base; stamens 3; ovary (2)3-chambered, 1 chamber fertile, others empty or occasionally fused into 1. Fruit: +- compressed, grooved lengthwise.
Species In Genus: +- 80 species: Eurasia, northern Africa. Etymology: (Latin: diminutive of Valeriana)
eFlora Treatment Author: Abigail J. Moore
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to ValerianellaPrevious taxon: Valeriana sitchensis subsp. sitchensis
Next taxon: Valerianella carinata
Citation for this treatment: Abigail J. Moore 2016. Valerianella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10573, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.