Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Valeriana uliginosa (Torr. & A.Gray) Rydb. image
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Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Valerianaceae
Valeriana uliginosa (Torr. & A.Gray) Rydb.
marsh valerian, mountain valerian
Valeriana: a medieval Latin name either referring to the Roman emperor or to the word valere, "to be healthy and strong" from its use as a folk medicine in the treatment of nervousness and hysteria
uliginosa: in marshes
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Status: Threatened
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-40" tall, mostly hairless forb; from stout, branched rhizomes
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/4" long, slightly-flaring, tubular shape, flower drawing; inflorescence a branched cluster; blooms May-July
Leaf:opposite, 2 1/4"-5 1/2" long, oval to ellipitical, basal leaves long-stalked, usually entire or with 2 small, oval to elliptic lobes; the 3-6 pairs of stem leaves pinnately-cut
Habitat: wet; limy meadows, swamps, fens
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Valeriana sitchensis Bong. subsp. uliginosa (Torr. & A.Gray) F.G.Mey.
Valeriana sitchensis Bong. var. uliginosa (Torr. & A.Gray) B.Boivin
Valeriana sylvatica Banks ex Richardson var. uliginosa Torr. & A.Gray

         
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