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Lactuca serriola L.

Family: Asteraceae

Arabic name: خس الحمار

Annual or biennial herb, stems erect, terete, branched, glabrous, up to 110 cm. Leaves rigid, oblong-obovate, hairy, margins denticulate. Florets yellow, greyish-purple on the outside. It is found growing in damp places and near cultivated fields

Distribution in UAE
It is uncommon in UAE

Flowering & Fruiting
April – September

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