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Title: Valeriana  
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Subject: Valeriana, Valerian (herb), Valeriana pauciflora, Valerianaceae, Sawbridgeworth Marsh
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Garden valerian, Valeriana officinalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Dipsacales
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Genus: Valeriana

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Valeriana montana

Valeriana is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caprifoliaceae,[1] members of which may by commonly known as valerians. It contains many species, including the garden valerian, Valeriana officinalis. Some species are native to Europe, others to North America and South America (especially in the Andes).

Species include:


  1. ^ "Valeriana", The Plant List (version 1.1), retrieved 2014-09-19 

External links

  • USDA records of the distribution of the genus in the United States
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