Valeriana dioica subsp. sylvatica (Soland.) F. G. Meyer
FamilyValerianaceae — APG family: Caprifoliaceae
SynonymsValeriana septentrionalis Rydb., Valeriana sylvatica Soland.
DescriptionStems from stout, branched rhizome, glabrous or nearly so; basal leaves glabrous, petiolate, simple, oblong to narrowly ovate; cauline leaves subsessile, pinnatifid, the terminal lobe ovate-oblong; inflorescence compact, diffuse in fruit; some flowers perfect, others pistillate; corolla white, lobes about as long as tube stamens ex- serted; plumose calyx segments 9-15.
EcologyMoist places. Described from the Clearwater River, northern Alberta
Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of subsp. didica.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.