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NARROW-FRUITED CORNSALAD Valerianella dentata (Valerianaceae) Height to 30cm. Similar to Broad-fruited Cornsalad but straggly and with different shaped fruits. Grows in arable fields on chalky soils. FLOWERS are 1-2mm across, the corolla lilac and 5-lobed; in few-flowered clusters (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are narrow-ovoid, flat on one side, round on the other. LEAVES are spoon-shaped to oblong. STATUS-SE England only.
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NARROW-FRUITED CORNSALAD Valerianella dentata (Valerianaceae) Height to 30cm. Similar to Broad-fruited Cornsalad but straggly and with different shaped fruits. Grows in arable fields on chalky soils. FLOWERS are 1-2mm across, the corolla lilac and 5-lobed; in few-flowered clusters (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are narrow-ovoid, flat on one side, round on the other. LEAVES are spoon-shaped to oblong. STATUS-SE England only.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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