Chicago Botanic Garden
Catalog #: 8662
Taxon: Lactuca canadensis L.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Uyen Dias, J. Epting, S. Masi   546   
Date: 1996-07-23
Verbatim Date: 1996-7-23
Locality: United States, Illinois, Cook, Thornton Fractional Prairie.
Location Remarks: Thornton Fractional Prairie. Calumet City. 15600 South Superior St., 3 blocks west of Burnham Ave. One half block west street along central path. 20 ft. north of path.
Habitat: Degraded wet mesic prairie, somewhat shrubby area
Associated Species: Salix sp., Veronicastrum virginicum, Heliopsis helianthoides, Aster ericoides, Apocynum sibiricum, Spartina pectinata, Solidago altissima
Description: Herb about 7 ft. tall with yellow flowers and young achenes. Single individual
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Record ID: 4a7fa68f-704f-42de-b77f-b2794401a99d
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