New York Natural Heritage Program
False Lettuce
Lactuca floridana (L.) Gaertn.

New York State Distribution [-]
This wildflower was known from the Hudson Valley from Dutchess County to the Bronx and also in Nassau County on Long Island. There is an unsubstantiated report from Chemung County. It is currently known only in the Bronx.

Global Distribution [-]
This herb is common in the eastern United States east of the short grass prairie. It is less common in the northern tier of states from New York to Minnesota and in the provinces of Manitoba and Ontario.
Best Places to See
• Pelham Bay Park (Bronx County)