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sea lettuce
Ulva lactuca
Ulva lactuca
sea lettuce green macroalgae
Ulva lactuca Ulvaceae
common name
  sea lettuce
accepted scientific name
  Ulva lactuca Linnaeus, 1753
rules for finding collection records
  Ulva lactuca (301)
  Ulva fasciata (174)
family name
  • Ulvaceae
Image Author: ©2006 Kristian Peters
Image License: CC BY-SA
Image Source
Category: Seaweed
Seaweed Category: Green Algae
Plant Observed All Year
Found worldwide.

How Likely at this Location (64%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

Salt Marsh
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Ulva lactuca   Linnaeus, 1753   (TSN: 6562, Index: 118)

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Family Names