Nabalus alatus

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Nabalus alatus


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Cichorioideae
Tribus: Cichorieae
Subtribus: Crepidinae
Genus: Nabalus
Species: Nabalus alatus



Nabalus alatus Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hooker) 1(6): 294, t. 102. (1833)


  • Homotypic
    • Prenanthes alata (Hook.) D. Dietr.
  • Heterotypic
    • Cacalia acuminata Fisch. ex Herd.
    • Mulgedium hastatum Less.
    • Nabalus hastatus (Less.) A. A. Heller
    • Prenanthes alata var. sagittata A.Gray, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1, pt. 2: 435. (1884) also see Nabalus sagittatus (A.Gray) Rydb., Mem. N. York Bot. Gard. 1: 463. (1900)
    • Prenanthes hastata (Less.) A. Nels. & Macbr.
    • Sonchus goraeensis Less. ex Steud.
    • Sonchus hastatus Less.
    • Sonchus lessingii Hultén


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Canada (Alberta, British Columbia), Alaska, USA (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names

English: Western Rattlesnakeroot, Wing-leaved Rattlesnakeroot, Western White Lettuce
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