Taxon  Report   4549 
Lactuca saligna  L.
Narrow leaved wild lettuce,  Willow lettuce, Willowleaf lettuce
Lactuca saligna
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
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Lactuca saligna
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lactuca saligna
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Lactuca saligna, 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 saligna
© 2012 Vernon Smith
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Lactuca
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands: [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Lactuca saligna var. runcinata
More information about  Lactuca saligna
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 26, 2016).

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