Taxon  Report   10035 
Lactuca tatarica  (L.) C. A. Mey.
Blue lettuce
Lactuca tatarica
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Lactuca tatarica
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Lactuca tatarica
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Lactuca tatarica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Lactuca tatarica
© 2016 Keir Morse
Genus: Lactuca
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Lactuca tatarica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 20, 2018).

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