Herb: Beaked Cornsalad
Latin name: Valerianella radiata
Family: Valerianaceae (Valerian Family)
Edible parts of Beaked Cornsalad:Young leaves - raw. Root. No more details are given but the root is unlikely to be of any size.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Damp to dry woods, meadows, fields and roadsides.
Propagation of Beaked 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:Damp to dry woods, meadows, fields and roadsides.
Medicinal use of Beaked Cornsalad:None known
Known hazards of Valerianella radiata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.