Photo: Valeriana officinalis 05.

Photo: Valeriana officinalis 5.

Root, dug up. It's really very tiny, and makes you wonder how the plant stays upright. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Picked. 2005-05-27.


Valeriana officinalis L.
Engl.: garden valerian, valerian, common valerian, fragrant valerian.
Deu.: Baldrian, Echter Baldrian, Gemeiner Baldrian, Echter Arznei-Baldrian, Gewöhnlicher Baldrian, Katzenwurz, Waldspeik.
Suom.: rohtovirmajuuri, virmajuuri.
Sven.: läkevänderot, valeriana, vendelört, vänderot, äkta vänderot.
Bot. syn.: Valeriana baltica Pleijel