Valerianella radiata
beaked cornsalad

Valerianella radiata
Valerianella radiata
Photo Courtesy Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Valerianella radiata
Common name: beaked cornsalad
Group: dicot
Family: Valerianaceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: annual
Origin: native
Plant height: 4 - 24"
Foliage: slightly hairy; basal leaves spoon shaped; stem leaves oblong, broadly rounded
Flower: white, compact panicles, 1/4-1/2"
Flowering time: April - June
Habitat: moist ground of streamsides, fields, meadows, wood and edges
Range in New Jersey: scattered records statewide; 2 known extant sites
Heritage ranking, if any: S1
Misc.: one site in Cumberland County and one site in Cape May county known to be extant.