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Valeriana officinalis
garden heliotrope Valerian Family
Valeriana officinalis Valerianaceae
common names
  garden heliotrope
  garden valerian
accepted scientific name
  Valeriana officinalis L.
rules for finding collection records
  Valeriana officinalis (415)
family name
Image Author: ©2005 Peter Hanegraaf
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.16 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 1st week of October
Not Native, Invasive in CT

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (33)
Cal Photos (26)
FloraFinder (12)
U of Michigan Herbarium (6)
J. Reveal (4)
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