Valerian edulis

Tall Valerian
Valeriana edulis

Family: Valerian (Valerianaceae)
AKA: Tobacco Root, Edible Valerian
Photo taken on: June 23, 2005
Location: Lower Loop, Crested Butte, CO
Life Zones: Montane to alpine
Habitat: Moist, sunny meadows

Grows to 4ft tall  with basal leaves in an open, airy pattern of clusters of tiny white flowers.

White/Cream Long Clusters