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Common name

English: Common nipplewort

German: Gewöhnlicher Rainkohl

Portuguese: Labresto

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Lapsana (1)

            Epithet: communis L. (8)

Synonyms: Lapsana glandulosa (Freyn) Klokov, Lapsana pubescens Hornem.

communis => common, or growing in society

glandulosa => full of glands, glandular

pubescens => downy, slightly hairy

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Lapsana communis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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