Lactuca serriola


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Lactuca serriola

plant in the family Asteraceae; toxin unidentified; young plants cause pulmonary emphysema manifested by dyspnea, weakness and death. Called also prickly lettuce.
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Variation and distribution of virulence phenothypes of Bremia lactucae in natural populations of Lactuca serriola.
Two main forms are recognized within Lactuca serriola, based on
Of the exotic perennials, Cirsium arvense was most abundant at the Yellowstone Lake location, reaching mean densities of ~1100 stems/ha, whereas Lactuca serriola did not differ in density among locations (Table 8).
Influence of germination date on survival and fecundity in wild lettuce Lactuca serriola.
II Other taxa: Festuca summilusitana 1, Digitalis thapsi and Silene nutans + in 1; Luzula lactea + in 2; Lactuca serriola + in 4; Erica arborea 1, Anarrhinum bellidifolium, Cytisus striatus, Lactuca viminea, Linaria saxatilis, Quercus pyrenaica and Sedum hirsutum + in 5; Pteridium aquilinum 1, Carduus carpetanus, Festuca ampla, Holcus gayanus, Silene latifolia and Teucrium salviastrum + in 6.
1 Asteraceae Native Cony--a canadensis Asteraceae Native Erigeron annuus Asteraceae Native Lactuca canadensis Asteraceae Introduced Lactuca serriola Asteraceae Native Pyrrhopappus carolinianus Asteraceae Native Solidago canadensis Asteraceae Native Taraxacum officinale Brassicaceae Introduced Capsella burla pastoris Convolvulaceae Native Calystegia sepium Chenopodiaceae -- Chenopodium sp.