blue lettuce
Lactuca tatarica var. pulchella (Pursh) Breitung

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Lactuca

Other System Links

Plants: LATAP
ITIS: 528669

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
blue wild lettuce, chicory lettuce, Russian blue lettuce

Related Scientific Names:

Lactuca oblongifolia (Pursh) Breitung(Synonym)


Category: Forbs/Herbs