Irish wildflowers

Broad-fruited Cornsalad, Valerianella rimosa
Photos: Co. Wexford

Broad-fruited Cornsalad
Valerianella rimosa
Ceathrú uain leathan
Family: Valerinaceae

Flowering June-July. Annual. Introduced.

Similar to Cornsalad, V. locusta but taller and more erect, the flowers with longer stalks. Fruit are smooth, un-grooved, broadly egg-shaped. Calyx teeth short, entire. Height 15-40cm.

Arable land in central, S, E and SE Ireland, rare and declining.

Similar: Narrow-fruited Cornsalad, Valerianella dentata

Broad-fruited Cornsalad. September 2010

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