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Plant Details

Accepted name: 
Lactuca virosa L. [Asteraceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist: unpublished records ( Two stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
bitter lettuce Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
gift-lattich Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
giftsallat Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
great lettuce Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Wild Med. Pl. Jordan (Al-Qura'n, 2009)
lactuca virosa Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
laitue vireuse Other Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
lettuce opium Other Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
opium lettuce Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
poisonous lettuce Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
prickly lettuce Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
U.S. Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia (HPUS, 2009)
rakutu-karyumu-so Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
wild lettuce Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al., 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)