Herb: Keeled-Fruited Cornsalad
Latin name: Valerianella carinata
Family: Valerianaceae (Valerian Family)
Edible parts of Keeled-Fruited Cornsalad:Young leaves - raw.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Arable land, banks, old walls and rocky outcrops.
Propagation of Keeled-Fruited Cornsalad:Seed - in order to obtain a continuous supply of salad leaves, it is best to sow the seed successionally from early spring to late summer in situ. A late summer sowing might also succeed, and this would supply edible leaves in the winter.
Cultivation of the herb:Arable land, banks, old walls and rocky outcrops.
Medicinal use of Keeled-Fruited Cornsalad:None known
Known hazards of Valerianella carinata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.