Valerianella locusta (L.) Laterrade


source: Roel Hoekstra, CGN 2014
source: Roel Hoekstra, CGN 2014


GrinTax Valerianella locusta (L.) Laterr.
The Plant list Valerianella locusta (L.) Laterr.
English name Cornsalad

Crop relationship
Corn salad same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe temperate zones
Asia SW-Asia
Africa NW-Africa (Atlas Mountains)
North-America naturalized
South-America naturalized
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, May 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.0urrcd
Distribution data GBIF, May 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.0urrcd

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information