Wild Lettuce


Name: Wild Lettuce

Scientific name: Sonchus oleraceus

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Cultivated Areas

Size: 183 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual or biennial herb. Flowering. Feb–Apr. Status: Introduced. Common. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: An occasional weed of cultivation. Uses: The leaves and sap have numerous medicinal properties.

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