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Greek Valerian (Polemonium reptans)

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Other common names: Spreading Jacobs Ladder
Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox)
Height: 1 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Montour Trail
Date:  5/8/2005
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Greek Valerian may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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