Species: 

Lactuca serriola

Common Name(s): 

prickly lettuce, China lettuce, wild lettuce

Habitats Impacted: 

disturbed/waste areas, cropland/pastureland

Regions likely to be Impacted: 

PH, NE, NW, SE, SW

Present in Neighboring States?

AR, CO, KS, LA, MO, NM, TX

Currently known from Oklahoma?

Yes

Lactuca serriola

Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org

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What you should know!

Can take over roadsides, abandoned fields, and other disturbed areas, reducing native plant diversity. Probably accidentally introduced as a seed contaminant.

Management information