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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995

A variation is the Valeriana Tuberosa (Valeriana tuberosa), French: Valériane bulbeuse.

Flowers. Apr-Aug

Flower. The dense flower head contains small, 5-mm long, 5 petal-lobes with 3 protruding stamens each.

Leaves. The distinctive upper leaves are linear and very narrow, different from the Red Valerian. The basal leaves are large ovals, deeply lobed.

Habitat. Rocky and dry grassy places, roadsides.

Comments. (1) What's the difference between Centranthus angustifolius and Valeriana tuberosa?
(2) It was suggested our photos are of Ameria (Thrift), similar to Ameria canescens; any comments?