A Carrizo Plain National Monument sign stands in a large valley with mountains in the background.
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Rafting the Kern River Three Pump Jacks, Midway-Sunset Oilfield Painted Rock. Carrizo Plain National Monument. Poppy Piedras Blancas Lightstation, San Simeon
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Atwell Island Herbarium


Asteraceae - Sunflower family

Lactuca serriola

Prickly lettuce 

Picture of prickly lettuce flower on stalk

 

Picture of Prickly lettuce plant (dried)

Picture of prickly lettuce plant with dried flowers


      Photography by Stephen Laymon, Bureau of Land Management

     For additional information, please contact:
     Manager, Atwell Island Project
     Bakersfield Field Office
     Bureau of Land Management 
     3801 Pegasus Drive
     Bakersfield, CA 93308 
      
     Telephone:  (661) 391-6000
     Fax:             (559) 949-8489
     email:           Please click on this link 
      
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