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Taxon: Lactuca floridana (L.) Gaertn.

 
Genus: Lactuca
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Lactucinae
Nomen number: 451254
Place of publication: Fruct. sem. pl. 2(3):362. 1791
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 8 (8 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Florida blue lettuce  (Source: HPl Mary) - English
  • Florida lettuce  (Source: F GPlains) - English
  • wild lettuce  (Source: F Carolin) - English
  • woodland lettuce  (Source: F Florida) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Puerto Rico


References:

  1. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Herbaceous plants of Maryland. 1984 (HPl Mary)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  5. Lebeda, A. et al. 2004. Geographical distribution of wild Lactuca species (Asteraceae, Lactuceae) Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 70:328-356
  6. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  8. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  9. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  10. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  11. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  12. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Lactuca floridana (L.) Gaertn. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=451254. Accessed 17 November 2018.