Lactuca serriola f. serriola

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Mid-stem leaves lobate to subpinnatisect, with 1–3 spreading or retrorse lobes per side; upper-stem leaves lobate, sometimes becoming entire upwards; branch leaves lobed or entire. Flowers spring–autumn.

*CVU, *GipP, *Gold, *HSF, *LoM, *MuF, *MuM, *VRiv, *Wim. In disturbed sites such as roadsides and agricultural land throughout the state.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-01-14
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-01-14
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Asteraceae
genus Lactuca
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Lactuca serriola f. serriola in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Lactuca serriola f. serriola in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present naturalised
Murray Mallee present naturalised
Wimmera present naturalised
Victorian Riverina present naturalised
Murray Fans present introduced
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Goldfields present naturalised
Central Victorian Uplands present naturalised
Highlands-Southern Fall present naturalised

State distribution

Distribution map
Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory