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Wall Lettuce, Mycelis muralis Family: Asteraceae
Mycelis muralis
Wall Lettuce


Flowering time: June - September. Perennial
Height: 25-100cm
The broad panicles of small pale-yellow flowers on very slender, branched stems are followed by blackish, beaked seeds. The toothed leaves are pinnately-lobed with a large triangular end-lobe.

Habitat: Calcareous walls, waste ground, rocky woodland and hedgebanks.




Wall Lettuce, Mycelis muralis       Wall Lettuce, Mycelis muralis

Wall Lettuce, Mycelis muralis
Dorset. September 2007

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