Lactuca serriola L. forma serriola

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 27 March 2007

Erect, climbing herb (with spiny leaves), to 2 m high. White to brown sand, red loam, brown gravelly loam, black-brown alluvium. Dunes, flats, river banks, valleys, drainage lines.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Jarrah Forest, Murchison, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Goldfield, Hamersley, Mardabilla, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Boddington, Bruce Rock, Canning, Carnarvon, Dandaragan, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dundas, East Pilbara, Gingin, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Meekatharra, Mukinbudin, Mundaring, Murray, Narrogin, Perth, Rockingham, South Perth, Stirling, Swan, Tammin, Wanneroo, Waroona, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn, York.