Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is an annual plant o the daisy faimily, Asteraceae. It is maist eften growed as a leaf vegetable, but whiles for its stem an seeds. Lettuce is maist eften uised for salads, awtho it is an aa seen in ither kinds o fuid, such as soups, sandwiches an wraps; it can an aa be grilled.[3]

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Iceberg lettuce field
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Faimily: Asteraceae
Genus: Lactuca
Species: L. sativa
Binomial name
Lactuca sativa


  1. "Lactuca sativa". Kew Royal Botanical Gardens. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
  2. "Lactuca serriola L". United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
  3. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. "Grilled lettuce with goats' cheese". BBC. Retrieved 17 May 2013.