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Common cornsalad - Valerianella locusta

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Common cornsalad Common cornsalad - Valerianella locusta dylan Golden Hill Allotments 5 Apr 2021, 5:33 p.m. 3 Apr 2021, 5 p.m.
Common cornsalad Common cornsalad - Valerianella locusta dylan Golden Hill Allotments 5 Apr 2021, 5:33 p.m. 3 Apr 2021, 5 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread throughout the UK but local. Habitat includes: gardens, parks, allotments, cemeteries, wasteland, road side verges, coasts, shingle, sand dunes, walls, railway sides, arable land etc. Flowers: April to June. Annual. Other names include: Lamb's Lettuce / Lambs Lettuce, Corn Salad, m√Ęche, Fetticus, Feldsalat, Nut Lettuce, Field Salad, Doucette and Raiponce (French), Rapunzel (Germany).