Lactuca saligna L.
  • Sp. Pl. 2
  • Laitue à feuilles de saule

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Lactuca saligna L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 24 Oct 2021'

General Information

Annuals (perhaps persisting), 15–70(–100+) cm. Leaves on proximal 1/2–3/4+ of each stem; blades of undivided cauline leaves ± linear to filiform, margins entire or denticulate, midribs usually prickly-setose. Heads in race-miform to spiciform arrays. Involucres 6–9(–13+) mm. Phyl-laries usually erect in fruit. Florets 6–12(–20+); corollas yellow (sometimes abaxially bluish), usually deliquescent. Cypselae: bodies pale brown, ± flattened, elliptic to oblanceolate, 2.5–3.5 mm, beaks ± filiform, (2–)5–6 mm, faces 5–7-nerved; pappi white, 5–6 mm. 2n = 18.

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    "Leafy-stemmed annual or biennial, the stem glabrous, 3–10 dm, more slender than in no. 7 [Lactuca serriola L.]; lvs conspicuously sagittate, linear and entire or with scattered, narrow, sometimes slightly toothed lobes, 6–15 cm, the rachis (or the lf, when entire) 3–8 mm wide, glabrous or with a few prickles on the midrib beneath and sometimes minutely stellate marginally; heads numerous in a long infl; fls 8–16, light yellow, drying blue; invol 12–18 mm in fr; achenes as in no. 7 [Lactuca serriola L.], but avg slightly smaller and narrower, merely scabrous distally, the beak commonly twice as long as the body; 2n=18. A weed in waste places; native of Europe, now found here and there in our range. Aug., Sept."

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    Ähnlich wie L. viminea, aber grundständige Blätter buchtig gezähnt bis fiederteilig, obere schmal-lanzettlich, oft mit senkrecht gestellter Spreite, mit pfeilförmigem Grund umfassend, nicht herablaufend, Köpfe mehr als 5blütig, Früchte mit d

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    7–10. Äcker nach der Ernte, Weinberge, Schuttplätze, kollin. VS, südliches TI.

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    Other Local Names

    Laitue à feuilles de sauleFrenchCH
    Lattuga salcignaItalianCH


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    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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