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Wild lettuce

Lactuca virosa

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Belonging to the Lactuca (Lettuce) genus, Wild lettuce has a botanical name of Lactuca virosa.

Wild lettuce grows as a biennial and is a herb. Being a biennial plant, it tends to grow best over the course of two years.

Normally grows with a phorb habit.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Wild lettuce have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Wild lettuce

See our list of companion Plants for Wild lettuce to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Wild lettuce from seed

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Other names for Wild lettuce

Bitter lettuce

Lactuca virosa L.

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