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Lactuca biennis (Moench) Fernald
TALL BLUE LETTUCE
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Uroleucon ( @ NCSU (2)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta mulgedii @ BPI (1)
Peronosporaceae  Bremia lactucae @ BPI (1)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Stagonospora lactucicola @ BPI (1)

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Lactuca biennis (Moench) Fern. ( Lactuca spicata ) Tall Blue Lettuce
Asteraceae — Aster family
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Tweed's Park
September 2009 Lactuca biennis
The seed and pappus together are about 1cm long.
September 2011

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Lactuca biennis (Moench) Fernald
tall blue lettuce

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General Information
Symbol: LABI
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Annual
Biennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   N
L48   N
SPM   N
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 321. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
LASPI Lactuca spicata (Lam.) Hitchc. var. integrifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Britton
LASP4 Lactuca spicata auct. non (Lam.) Hitchc.
MUSPI Mulgedium spicatum (Lam.) Small var. integrifolium (Torr. & A. Gray) Small
MUSP2 Mulgedium spicatum auct. non (Lam.) Small

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Lactuca L. – lettuce
Species Lactuca biennis (Moench) Fernald – tall blue lettuce

Subordinate Taxa

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FACU
Arid West FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FAC
Northcentral & Northeast FAC
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (LABI)

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Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Lettuce
ID: 6040 1631 1307 0038 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Lettuce
ID: 6040 1631 1307 0037 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Lettuce
ID: 6040 1631 1307 0036 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2238 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2239 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
ID: 0000 0000 0506 2240 [detail]
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Tall Blue Lettuce
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1970 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Tall Blue Lettuce
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1971 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Tall Blue Lettuce
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1972 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Tall Blue Lettuce
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1973 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Tall Blue Lettuce
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1974 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Lactuca biennis
Lactuca biennis
Tall Blue Lettuce
ID: 0000 1111 1234 1975 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

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