Valerianella eriocarpa
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Valerianella eriocarpa

Italian cornsalad
Italian lamb's lettuce

  family valerianaceae 
  genus valerianella 

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Genus  Valerianella Species  eriocarpa Variety  Cultivar  Common names  Italian cornsalad   Italian lamb's lettuce Family  VALERIANACEAE Specimen number  S9258 Data source  UnVeg p136
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Annual Life span  1 year Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height    Overall spread   
Sunshine    Water    Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The leaves are a hairy variety of corn salad. It is very mild tasting. Valerianella eriocarpa is most frequently used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Seed Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer    Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh Nutritional value  Edible parts  Leaves Description of edible parts a hairy variety of corn salad Flavor / texture  very mild tasting
Horticulture notes  Propagation of Valerianella eriocarpa can be achieved by seed.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Valerianella eriocarpa has an annual life cycle.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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