1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Lactuca L.
      1. Lactuca virosa L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Madeira, Europe, NW. Africa.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Belgium, Corse, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, California, District of Columbia

    Lactuca virosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1985 Jordan, A. [s.n.], France K000815026 syntype
    Jan 1, 1985 Jordan, A. [s.n.], France K000815027 syntype
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 441], United Kingdom K000914422
    Cope, T.A. [RBG 441], United Kingdom K000914423

    First published in Sp. Pl. 2: 795 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
    • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2011). Compositae. Euro+Med Plantbase The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee in Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Asteraceae, Part 1 Flora of North America North of Mexico 19(1): 1-579. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0