Taxon: Lactuca tatarica (L.) C. A. Mey.

 
Genus: Lactuca
Section: Mulgedium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Lactucinae
Nomen number: 21370
Place of publication: Verz. Pfl. Casp. Meer. 56. 1831
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Oct-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • blue lettuce  (Source: BSBI) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of lettuce (fide Amer J Bot 85:1528. 1998)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Xizang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Altay, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tyumen
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Poland ; Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Norway ; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria ; Romania
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Louisiana
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada Northwest Territory; United States Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Estonia
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Germany ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Finland ; Ireland ; United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: France

  • Adventive

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic ; Netherlands

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Feráková, V. 1977. The genus Lactuca in Europe 51-55.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. (F AlaskaHult)
  • Kitagawa, M. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. (F Manshur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Lebeda, A. et al. 2004. Geographical distribution of wild Lactuca species (Asteraceae, Lactuceae) Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 70:328-356
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
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