Taxonomy

Valerianella locusta | Common Cornsalad | CeathrĂș uain

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Sandy ground, dry banks and tilled fields

Life cycle

Annual

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

The following map is interactive. If you would prefer to view it full screen then click here.

Further information

Formally used as a winter salad crop. It has been used as food in UK for centuries and is mentioned in John Gerard's Herbal of 1597.

Images