Prickly Lettuce
Lactuca serriola Aster Family
(c) Robert H. Mohlenbrock
(c) Robert H. Mohlenbrock

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Yellow

Leaf Arrangement: Basal

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Lobed

Habitat Type: Fields and lawns

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), Successional Field (5), South Side (6)

Total Number of EMUs: 3

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced

Notes: Forked stem

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston