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Wild Lettuce (Lactuca canadensis)

Image ID: 2010/kane6

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Other common names: Canada Lettuce
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 2 to 10 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size:  0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Parts indistinct
Location: Kane Woods
Date:  6/13/2010
Notes: Leaves may be either deeply lobed or shallowly toothed.
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Wild Lettuce may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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