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Taxon: Lactuca virosa L.

Genus: Lactuca section: Lactuca
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Cichorieae subtribe: Lactucinae.
Nomen number: 21375
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:795. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 23-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Feb-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 94 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:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Germany; Switzerland
    Southeastern Europe: Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Netherlands
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, District of Columbia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Ireland
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Lactuca virosa L.:


Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21375 (23 October 2014)

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