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Cicerbita alpina (L.) Wallr.

Family - Asteraceae

Common Name - Alpine Lettuce

 

 

Native 

 

 

Protected under schedule 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) 

 

 

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Habitats
Mountain rocks
Mountains
Description of Genus

Perennial herbs.

Leaves of Cicerbita alpina
© John EdgingtonInflorescence of Cicerbita alpina
© John Edgington
Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in Scotland and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during July, August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is an achene.

Flower

The flower is compound and is blue in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

Germany
Alpen-Milchlattich
Sweden
torta
Poland
Modrzyk górski

Chromosome Number (2N)

18