Florida Lettuce (Lactuca floridana)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 2 to 7 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Fruit: Other: Flat, ribbed achenes with white, fluffy pappus
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Pale blue to whitish
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Resistances: Humidity tolerant


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