Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


Data mode


Sign up


Lactuca serriola Linnaeus. Prickly Lettuce. Phen: Jun-Nov. Hab: Roadsides, disturbed ground, pastures. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = Ar, C, Fl7, FNA19, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, Pa, SE1, Tn, Va, WH3; = Lactuca scariola – F, RAB; > Lactuca scariola – S; > Lactuca serriola var. integrata – G, Oh3, W; > Lactuca serriola var. serriola – Oh3; > Lactuca virosa – S, misapplied

Show in key(s)

Show parent

Your browser does not support SVGs

Hover over a shape, letter, icon, or arrow on the map to see what it means.

image of plant© Gary P. Fleming [image randomly selected]
image of plant© Richard & Teresa Ware [image randomly selected]
image of plant© Erik Danielson [image randomly selected]
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie [image randomly selected]