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Taxon: Lactuca tatarica (L.) C. A. Mey.

Genus: Lactuca section: Mulgedium
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Cichorieae subtribe: Lactucinae.
Nomen number: 21370
Place of publication: Verz. Pfl. Casp. Meer. 56. 1831
Name verified on: 23-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Oct-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • blue lettuce   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • blue lettuce   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 [as L. pulchella]) – English   [Lactuca tatarica subsp. pulchella]
  • blue lettuce   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English   [Lactuca tatarica subsp. tatarica]
  • Tataren-Lattich   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Lactuca tatarica subsp. tatarica]
  • sandsallat   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Lactuca tatarica subsp. tatarica]

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of lettuce   (fide Amer J Bot 85:1528. 1998)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Turkey [e.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk [s.], Krasnoyarsk [s.], Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tuva, Tyumen [s.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Xizang [n. & w.]
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Poland; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Romania
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Maine [Cumberland Co.], Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Louisiana
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

      Naturalized:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Germany; Switzerland
    East Europe: Estonia
    Southwestern Europe: France

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Netherlands

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. [= Mulgedium tataricum (L.) DC.].
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. [= Mulgedium tataricum (L.) DC.].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. [treats as Mulgedium pulchellum (Pursh) G. Don].
  • Feráková, V. 1977. The genus Lactuca in Europe. 51–55.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • Lebeda, A. et al. 2004. Geographical distribution of wild Lactuca species (Asteraceae, Lactuceae). Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 70:328–356.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica. [= Mulgedium tataricum (L.) DC.].
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Lactuca tatarica (L.) C. A. Mey.:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21370 (21 October 2014)

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