Corn-Salad, or Lamb's Lettuce, Valeriana locust a, L. is an annual indigenous plant growing in corn-fields, and producing white-reddish flowers from April to June. It is eaten by cattle, and its young leaves 2re cut and used in spring and autumn as a salad, being esteemed little inferior to young lettuce. Sheep and canary-birds are equally fond of this vegetable.