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Common Name: Keeled-Fruited Cornsalad
Valerianella carinata is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.30 metres tall.
It has edible uses.
Central and southern Europe, including Britain, to N. Africa and the Caucasus.
Arable land, banks, old walls and rocky outcrops[
An easily grown plant, it prefers a fairly rich light soil[
Young leaves - raw[
Seed - in order to obtain a continuous supply of salad leaves, it is best to sow the seed successionally from early spring to late summer in situ. A late summer sowing might also succeed, and this would supply edible leaves in the winter.