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Valeriana capitata (Capitate valerian)
Weyand, Phyllis

Valeriana capitata

Valeriana capitata Pall. ex Link

Capitate Valerian, Mountain Valerian

Valerianaceae (Valerian Family)


USDA Symbol: VACA3

USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink


Canada: BC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Valeriana capitata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Valeriana capitata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Valeriana capitata


Record Modified: 2014-04-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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