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Prickly Lettuce *
Lactuca serriola


Family: Asteraceae (ray) (SUNFLOWER).
Other common names: prickly wild lettuce.
Generic common name: LETTUCE.

Circle X Ranch: Grotto Trail, sage scrub, Aug 2004.

Characteristics: non-Native, Yellow, Medium, Clusters, Simple, Herbaceous, Annual, Late Spring, Summer.
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