Prickly Lettuce:  Asteraceae  Lactuca  serriola
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Photo Details:
August 23, 2005 - Summit City, Iron County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis

Size: 4 foot tall straggly looking plant,  Flowers: Yellow aster like small flower, Leaves: have prickles on underside,
  Non-native, introduced plant that is now widespread across North America and is a noxious,
invasive weed. Hybridation with cultivated lettuce may be a problem. Invades irrigated crops and orchards.

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