Taxon  Report   10034 
Lactuca sativa  L.
garden lettuce
Lactuca sativa , a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Lactuca sativa
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Lactuca sativa
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Lactuca
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Name Status:
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PLANTS: Lactuca scariola var. integrata
PLANTS: Lactuca scariola var. integrifolia
 Information about  Lactuca sativa  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (LASA3)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2014).

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