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Greek Valerian (Polemonium reptans)

  • Greek Valerian (Polemonium Reptans) http://www.sagebud.com/greek-valerian-polemonium-reptans/
    Credit: Photo by and (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) | Own Picture. | License: GFDL-1.2
  • Greek Valerian (Polemonium Reptans) http://www.sagebud.com/greek-valerian-polemonium-reptans/
    Credit: Photo by and (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) | Own Picture. | License: GFDL-1.2
  • Greek Valerian (Polemonium Reptans) http://www.sagebud.com/greek-valerian-polemonium-reptans/
    Credit: Photo by and (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) | Own Picture. | License: GFDL-1.2
  • Greek Valerian (Polemonium Reptans) http://www.sagebud.com/greek-valerian-polemonium-reptans/
    Credit: Photo by and (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) | Own Picture. | License: GFDL-1.2
  • Greek Valerian (Polemonium Reptans) http://www.sagebud.com/greek-valerian-polemonium-reptans/
    Credit: Photo by and (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) | Own Picture. | License: GFDL-1.2
  • Greek Valerian (Polemonium Reptans) http://www.sagebud.com/greek-valerian-polemonium-reptans/
    Credit: Photo by and (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) | Own Picture. | License: GFDL-1.2
  • Greek Valerian (Polemonium Reptans) http://www.sagebud.com/greek-valerian-polemonium-reptans/
    Credit: Photo by and (c)2007 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) | Own Picture. | License: GFDL-1.2
  • Greek Valerian (Polemonium Reptans) http://www.sagebud.com/greek-valerian-polemonium-reptans/
    Credit: Kaldari | Own work | License: PD
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Polemonium Reptans, or more commonly know as Greek Valerian, is a subshrub forb/herb of the genus Polemonium. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Polemonium Reptans or Greek Valerian's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Polemonium
  • Family: Polemoniaceae
  • Order: Solanales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: MI (T) NJ (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MI (Jacob's ladder or greek-valerian) NJ (Greek-valerian)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FAC) 3(FAC) 5(FAC) 6(FAC*)




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