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Sharpleaf Valerian (Valeriana acutiloba)

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  • Sharpleaf Valerian (Valeriana Acutiloba) http://www.sagebud.com/sharpleaf-valerian-valeriana-acutiloba
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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Valeriana Acutiloba, or more commonly know as Sharpleaf Valerian, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Valeriana. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Valeriana Acutiloba or Sharpleaf Valerian's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Valeriana
  • Family: Valerianaceae
  • Order: Dipsacales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 4(FAC) 5(NI) 7(NI) 8(FACU) 9(NI)




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