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Lactuca floridana (L.) Gaertn.
Woodland lettuce

Lactuca floridana
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Jacquin, N.J. von, Plantarum rariorum horti caesarei Schoenbrunnensis descriptiones et icones, vol. 3: t. 367 (1798)

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and central North America; naturalized in Puerto Rico.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Lactuca floridana available from :

Lactuca floridana has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native

Lactuca floridana has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Glades County Native
Miami-Dade County Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized

Lactuca floridana has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Hammock

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Lactuca floridana
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Jacquin, N.J. von, Plantarum rariorum horti caesarei Schoenbrunnensis descriptiones et icones, vol. 3: t. 367 (1798)