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Lactuca tatarica
blue lettuce

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Great Plains, Great Lakes region, and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Meadows, thickets, and other moist places at low to middle elevations.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lactuca tatarica (L.) C.A. Mey.
Publication: Verz. Pfl. Casp. Meer. (C.A. von Meyer). 56. 1831.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Lactuca tatarica checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Lactuca tatarica information.

E-Flora BC: Lactuca tatarica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lactuca tatarica photos.

USDA Plants: Lactuca tatarica information.

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