Valeriana uliginosa (Torr. & A. Gray) Rydb.
Common Name: SWAMP VALERIAN
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Rather local in wet alkaline places: fens, tamarack and cedar swamps (sometimes with spruce and sphagnum), wet prairies. A tall and noticeable plant where found.

Our plants of the eastern United States and adjacent Canada are sometimes treated as a variety or subspecies of the western V. sitchensis Bong. or of the more northern V. sylvatica S. Watson.

Locations

Alger County
Allegan County
Barry County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clinton County
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
Macomb County
Menominee County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Oakland County
Otsego County
Roscommon County
Schoolcraft County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 17, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2763.