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Is This A Weed? Part 2

Lactuca serriola is also called compass plant. Although it's related to our domestic lettuce, the sap in this weed is irritating to some people so be sure to wear gloves when you pull it from your garden.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the garden…

We’re convinced that they call this Smartweed because it’s smart enough to look like a desirable garden plant. Sometimes it even places itself in a pot so you think it’s something you wanted to grow! There are several members of the […]