crisphead lettuce

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Related to crisphead lettuce: butterhead lettuce, leaf lettuce
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Noun1.crisphead lettuce - lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head; "iceberg is still the most popular lettuce"
lettuce - leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
head lettuce, Lactuca sativa capitata - distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball
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Crisphead lettuce 'Telluride' was seeded on May 16, 2013, in two rows per bed and germinated using sprinklers.
Tightly wrapped crisphead lettuce is the opposite, with only the outermost leaves exposed to the sun.
Epidemiology of tomato spotted wilt virus disease on crisphead lettuce in Hawaii.
Iceberg lettuce is actually a variety of crisphead lettuce. Resembling cabbage, it comes in round, tightly packed heads with large, pale leaves that can be fairly succulent, though bland in flavor.