Valerianella dentata

Family (Traditional)Caprifoliaceae
Species:Valerianella dentata (L.) Pollich
Common NameNarrowfruit Cornsalad
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: Europe; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Currently no photos are available for this plant.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Cannon (TN), Hamilton (TN), Rutherford (TN), Trousdale (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2003 - 2003

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BRIT148838 Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
APSC0054634 Cannon Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
BRIT148839 Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
UCHT041959 Hamilton Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
TENN-V-0207930 Rutherford Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
APSC0040388 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Apr 2003 Dwayne Estes
Valerianella dentata
BRIT148836 Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
BRIT148835 Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
TENN-V-0207931 Trousdale Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
BRIT148837 Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
BRIT148840 Tennessee
Valerianella dentata
First Page Previous Page Next Page Last Page
Records per Page:

Plant Photos