Delaware Wildflowers • Families • Asteraceae

Lactuca floridana (L.) Gaertn.
(Lactuca floridana var. villosa)
Woodland Lettuce
Asteraceae — Aster family
Rare native
Lactuca floridana
These flowers were on a small plant, about five feet tall.

Lactuca floridana
The inflorescence shown here was about three feet tall.  The plant was about eight feet tall.
Brandywine Creek State Park
September 2004
Lactuca floridana
Two small plants
Creek Road
August 2009

Guide to Lactuca of Delaware

More information on this plant, from other sources.


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