butterhead lettuce

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Noun1.butterhead lettuce - lettuce with relatively soft leaves in a loose head; easily broken or bruised
lettuce - leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
buttercrunch - lettuce with delicate and relatively crunchy leaves
Bibb lettuce - lettuce with relatively crisp leaves
Boston lettuce - lettuce with relatively soft leaves
head lettuce, Lactuca sativa capitata - distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball
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Andrew Mallinson with one of his Butterhead lettuces which won a prize at the RHS |Tatton Park show 280714EANDREW_03 JULIAN HUGHES
Even loose-leaf and butterhead lettuces, though lacking substantial amounts of beta carotene, have goodly amounts of iron and vitamin A, as well as fiber.
Butterhead lettuces have the softest leaves, a delicate flavor, and are extremely easy to grow.