Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 05294 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Lactuca serriola L.
Common name   prickly lettuce
Collector(s)
D.M. Barnes   823  
Coll. Date 13 July 2001 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Utah
Locality American Fork 700 N. 100 W.
    
Habitat Notes along fence-line on N side of road, run-off area. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 23'  2" N, 111° 47'  52" W
Township Range T5S, R1E, Sec. 14  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Lactuca serriola L.

     Lactuca scariola L.

Common Name(s): China lettuce, prickly lettuce, wild lettuce.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36608, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Lactuca
                                        Species: Lactuca serriola
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05294s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
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03023
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Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
05189 Campanula rapunculoides      "rampion bellflower" 2085 ft. E
05293 Cichorium intybus      "chicory" same section
05190 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" 2085 ft. E
05312 Daucus carota  ssp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" same section
05296 Dipsacus sylvestris     same section
05511 Eleusine indica      "Indian goosegrass" 1.1 mi. S
05316 Eragrostis cilianensis      "stinkgrass" 2085 ft. E
05510 Eragrostis pectinacea      "tufted lovegrass" 2085 ft. E
04738 Glycyrrhiza lepidota  var. lepidota   "Licorice" 2085 ft. E
04736 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" 2085 ft. E
10843 Hibiscus trionum      "flower-of-an-hour" same section
04574 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 1.1 mi. S
04735 Mentha spicata      "spearmint" 2085 ft. E
04573 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" 1.1 mi. S
04737 Oenothera elata      "Hooker's evening primrose" 2085 ft. E
05191 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" 2085 ft. E
04575 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  1.1 mi. S
02843 Solanum rostratum      "buffalobur nightshade" 1.1 mi. N
05295 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" same section

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 496 ft. E 4633  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 723 ft. E 4636  Lehi 
Forbes School (School) Utah County, UT 1148 ft. SE 4633  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1528 ft. W 4620  Lehi 
Calvary Chapel (Church) Utah County, UT 1871 ft. SE 4623  Lehi 
Community Presbyterian Church (Church) Utah County, UT 2281 ft. S 4610  Lehi 
American Fork Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 2418 ft. N 4702  Lehi 
Shelley School (School) Utah County, UT 2312 ft. NW 4620  Lehi 
American Fork (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2610 ft. S 4607  Lehi 
Robinson Park (Park) Utah County, UT 2893 ft. S 4603  Lehi 
American Fork Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. S 4600  Lehi 
Faith Independent Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. S 4590  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 4584  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. NW 4613  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E 4643  Lehi 
Greenwood School (School) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4584  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. S 4580  Pelican Point 
Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4607  Pelican Point 
American Fork Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. N 4767  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S 4580  Pelican Point 

Links

Taxon Links for species Lactuca serriola  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Lactuca+serriola

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