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Lactuca saligna L., it is an annual or biennial plant, 15–70(–100+) cm tall.,  Life Form: Th, Flowering in: Jul-Aug,   Vern:—— , Phytochoria: ES+MED, The native range of this species is Azores, Europe to Iran, NW. Africa. Notes: Wild in Libya.

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Distribution in Libya
Zliten-Misurata Plain Jabal Nafusa Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Kaam area 2005 Gharain 2008 Valley Jarjr-oma 2013


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
El-Mokasabi, F.M. (2017) Studies on the Flora of Libya. Cont ROL, Research article I Botany l Version 1. Studies on the Flora of Libya 2017
 Abusaief, H. M. A. (2013) Life forms and rangeland for many habitats of Jarjar oma in Al-Jabal Al- Akhdar on Mediterranean Sea. Journal of American Science 2013;9(5) Jarjar oma in Al-Jabal Al- Akhdar 2013
Al-Shf, N. S. (2005) a taxonomic study of the plants of the Kaam region. Master Thesis, College of Science, Al-Marqab University, Al-Khums, Libya. (In Arabic)