Patagonia Wildflowers
Wildflower Identification
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wild lettuce
Lactuca virosa
Lactuca virosa
wild lettuce Aster Family
Lactuca virosa Asteraceae
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English common names
  •wild lettuce
  •bitter lettuce
accepted scientific name
  •Lactuca virosa L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Lactuca virosa (58)
family name
  • Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2018 John Doyen
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.25 to 0.5 inches
Number of ray petals: 10 to 20
Leaf: Alternate, Basal, Simple
Plant Observed last week of October thru 2nd week of February

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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