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Taxon: Lactuca tatarica (L.) C. A. Mey. subsp. pulchella (Pursh) Stebbins

 
Genus: Lactuca
Section: Mulgedium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Lactucinae
Nomen number: 104386
Place of publication: Madroño 5:123. 1939
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • blue lettuce  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • blue lettuce  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • laitue bleue  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Maine (Cumberland Co.), Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Louisiana]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Beatley, J. C. 1976. Vascular plants of the Nevada test site and central-southern Nevada Note: = Lactuca oblongifolia Nutt.
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas Note: = Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora. Note: = Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 281.
  5. Davis, R. 1952. Flora of Idaho. Note: = Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.
  6. Feráková, V. 1977. The genus Lactuca in Europe. 52-54.
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: = Mulgedium pulchellum (Pursh) G. Don
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 Note: = Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  10. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. Note: = Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.
  11. Hu, S.-Y. 1970. Compositae of China. 439.
  12. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: = Lactuca tatarica var. pulchella (Pursh.) Breitung
  13. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2. Note: = Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.
  14. Lebeda, A. et al. 2004. Geographical distribution of wild Lactuca species (Asteraceae, Lactuceae). Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 70:328-356
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. Note: = Lactuca oblongifolia Nutt.
  16. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Note: = Lactuca oblongifolia Nutt.
  17. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  18. Peck, M. 1941. A manual of the higher plants of Oregon. Note: = Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  21. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  22. St. John, H. 1963. Flora of southeastern Washington and adjacent Idaho, ed. 3. Note: = Lactuca pulchella (Pursh) DC.

Check other web resources for Lactuca tatarica (L.) C. A. Mey. subsp. pulchella (Pursh) Stebbins :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104386. Accessed 31 March 2020.