ⓘ Valeriana pauciflora

                                     

ⓘ Valeriana pauciflora

Valeriana pauciflora, commonly called the largeflower valerian, is a plant species in the Caprifoliaceae. It is native to the Eastern United States, where it is found in the regions of the Interior Low Plateau, the Ohio River drainage,and the Potomac River Valley. In this region, it is found in very nutrient-rich, mesic forest communities, often in stream valleys or lower slopes.

Valeriana pauciflora is a perennial conservative is limited high quality habitat. It produces White through light pink flowers in late spring and early summer. This species can set seed without pollination by insects, and can also be cross-pollinated by butterflies

The specific epithet pauciflora, Latin, few flowered.