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Connecticut Plants
Tall White Lettuce
Nabalus altissimus (L.) Hook.
  • Synonyms: Prenanthes altissima L.
  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: moist woods
  • Height: 2-7 feet
  • Flower size: flowerheads 3/4 inch long
  • Flower color: yellow-green to whitish
  • Flowering time: August to September
  • Origin: native
Prenanthes altissima L.
Prenanthes altissima L.
Prenanthes altissima L.

The leaves of tall white lettuce are highly variable. Here are two types.

Prenanthes altissima L.