Mulgedium pulchellum (Pursh) G. Don
Common Name: BLUE LETTUCE
Synonym: Lactuca pulchella
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: X

Lactuca pulchella of Michigan Flora.

A large-headed species ranging mostly northwest of the Great Lakes. Apparently native on ridges at Isle Royale (Keweenaw Co.) but a rare adventive in disturbed sites elsewhere.

Locations

Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
St. Clair County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 10, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=409.