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Lactuca sororia / Murasakinigana ムラサキニガナ

Bloom time: June-August

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Species in the genus Lactuca:

Lactuca indica / Akinonogeshi
Lactuca raddeana / Yamanigana
Lactuca sororia / Murasakinigana

Lactuca sororia / Murasakinigana ムラサキニガナ

Lactuca sororia is a 0.6-1.2m tall perennial found on forest edges in mountainous regions. Leaves are of alternate phyllotaxis; those on the lower parts are pinnately aperture, and those on the upper parts are small, in the shape of a lanceolate. Flower heads, approximately 1cm in diameter, set themselves in panicles and bloom facing downward. Involucres measure about 1.2cm long, and peduncles have glandular hairs. Bloom time: June-August.




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