Lactuca serriola

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Related to prickly lettuce: Lactuca scariola, Lactuca sativa, Wild lettuce

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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They then added 100 chickweed seeds, 100 prickly lettuce seeds, and 400 nematodes.
In pennycress-treated pots, about 80 percent fewer chickweed seeds and 55 percent fewer prickly lettuce seeds sprouted.