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Herbarium specimen: Lactuca saligna

Taxon:Asteraceae: Lactuca saligna L. ("Least Lettuce")
Filed in taxon folder:Asteraceae: Lactuca saligna L. ("Least Lettuce")
Collected by:Frederick Robinson
Rev Douglas Montague Heath
Collection date:6/8/1917
Locality:Cultivated Great Britain, VC28 West Norfolk, Watton, TF90
Great Britain, VC16 West Kent, Woolwich, TQ4379, Origin. Collected C Robinson.
ex herb:Rev Douglas Montague Heath
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Lactuca saligna herbarium specimen from Watton, VC28 West Norfolk in 1917 by Frederick Robinson.
notes:F.Robinson calls this L serriola but it will not answer the description. Corresp to L. saligna, Babington's descr., except that beak is not much longer then fruit. See however B & H "characters so variable that 2 sp doubtfully distinct"

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