|Valerianella locusta subsp. var.||Corn salad, Lamb's Lettuce, Fetticus|
Corn salad grows in a low rosette with spatulate leaves up to 15.2 cm long. It is a hardy plant that grows to zone 5, and in mild climates it is grown as a winter green. In warm conditions it tends to bolt to seed.
Corn salad grows wild in parts of Europe, northern Africa and western Asia. In Europe and Asia it is a common weed in cultivated land and waste spaces. In North America it has escaped cultivation and become naturalized on both the eastern and western seaboards.
Pests and diseases
- ↑ Floridata: Valerianella locusta
- ↑ Plants for a Future: Valerianella locusta
- ↑ United States Department of Agriculture: Germplasm Resources Information Network
- ↑ United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service: Plants profile for Valerianella locusta