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Western Valerian

Valeriana occidentalis A. A. Heller

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Valeriana occidentalis (Western Valerian) is a species of perennial herb in the family Caprifoliaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States. They have simple, broad leaves, white flowers, and achene. Individuals can grow to 3 feet.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of western valerian. View this species on GBIF