Answer: The identity of the plant commonly called 'feldsalat' is Valerianella. It's also known as 'Corn Salad', 'Lamb's Lettuce', and 'Mache'. These hardy plants grow wild in Europe and are used as a forage crop for sheep, but is also prized by chefs who use these early spring greens in salads. You can purchase seeds for growing in your own garden through Nichols Garden Nursery, 1190 North Pacific Hwy., Albany, OR 97321-4580.
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