Taxon  Report   4551 
Lactuca tatarica  (L.) C. Meyer  ssp. pulchella  (Pursh) Stebb.
blue lettuce
Lactuca tatarica ssp. pulchella, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Genus: Lactuca
Parent Record Lactuca tatarica.
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Lactuca tatarica var. pulchella
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Mulgedium oblongifolium
TJM2: Mulgedium pulchellum
 Information about  Lactuca tatarica ssp. pulchella  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 04, 2015).

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