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HAIRY-FRUITED CORNSALAD Valerianella eriocarpa (Valerianaceae) Height to 20cm. Branched annual. Grows in dry, grassy and bare places. FLOWERS are 1-2mm across, the corolla lilac and 5-lobed; borne in flat-topped terminal clusters, 1-2cm across (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are hairy and have 5 terminal calyx teeth. LEAVES are spoon-shaped towards the base of the plant but oblong higher up. STATUS- Probably introduced. Very rare-Isle of Wight, Dorset and Cornwall.
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