Taxon  Report   8208 
Valeriana sitchensis  Bong.
Sitka valerian
Valeriana sitchensis
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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Valeriana sitchensis
© 2006 Charles E. Jones
Valeriana sitchensis
© 2014 John Doyen
Valeriana sitchensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Valeriana sitchensis
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Valeriana sitchensis ssp. sitchensis
PLANTS: Valeriana sitchensis var. hookeri
More information about  Valeriana sitchensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 23, 2018).

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