Lactuca scariola


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Related to Lactuca scariola: Lactuca sativa, Mucuna pruriens, Lactuca virosa
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Noun1.Lactuca scariola - European annual wild lettuce having prickly stemsLactuca scariola - European annual wild lettuce having prickly stems; a troublesome weed in parts of United States
compass flower, compass plant - any of several plants having leaves so arranged on the axis as to indicate the cardinal points of the compass
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New antibacterial triterpenoid saponin from Lactuca scariola.
L'acido gibberellico determina la germinationne dei semi di Lactuca scariola in fase di scoto-imbizione.