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Valerianella locusta

Basic information
Scientific name Valerianella locusta

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Common names Lewiston cornsalad
Higher taxon Valerianaceae, Dipsacales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range Europe
Habitat Road side, bank, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Entire Japanese main islands Range in Japan
Date Middle or late 19 C.
Regulation in Japan None
Introduced range in other countries
Reference Notes
  • Ogaito, H. (2010, pers. comm., on status in Hyogo Pref.)
  • Osada (1976) Colored Illustrations of Naturalized Plants of Japan. Hoikusha, Osaka.
  • etc.
In mid April, this species is dominant in some region (e.g., Mukogawa River bank, Hyogo Pref., western Japan).