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Wild Lettuce

Scientific Name
Lactuca sp
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Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae )
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene(s)

Disseminule: Fruit (referred to as achene or seed unit)

Description

Achene appendages: Ridges and grooves

Achene Colour: Variable - brown/yellow, Straw coloured

Achene Length: 2 - 4mm

Achene Sculpture: Ribbed, Striate

Achene Shape: Lanceolate (Lance shaped)

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
12/07/2012 04:36 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 11:45 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Wild Lettuce (Lactuca sp) Updated on 1/17/2013 11:45:40 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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