Lactuca salignaCommon name: Wild Lettuce

Meaning of name: The meaning of the name is not known.

Distribution: Scattered throughout the southwest of Western Australia.

Description: A herb to 1 metre tall. The flowers are a pale yellow and are produced from January to May.

Notes: Native to Europe.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.