Common Names:- None
Synonyms:- Steptorhamphus tuberosus
Meaning:- Lactuca (L) Reference to the milky sap.
Tuberosa (L) Swollen, tuberous.
General description:- Stem 40-60cm., occasionally branched.
Leaves:- Lower leaves entire or divided into lobes, the upper entire.
Flowers:- Florets yellow.
Habitat:- Cultivated and tallow fields.
Distribution:- Widespread and common throughout the Mediterranean.
Widespread and common on Crete.
Flowering time:- June-Aug.
Photo by:- Steve Lenton Flamouriana 17/04/2010