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Lactuca saligna
least lettuce, willow lettuce

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations in Washington; Washington to California, east across the southwestern U.S. to the central U.S. and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Disturbed areas, roadsides, and meadows.

Flowers: August-October

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Annual, Biennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, beetles, wasps


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Accepted Name:
Lactuca saligna L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 796. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lactuca saligna in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lactuca saligna checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Lactuca saligna information.

E-Flora BC: Lactuca saligna atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lactuca saligna photos.

USDA Plants: Lactuca saligna information.

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