tall (2m) plant in the dunes
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This is our native lettuce. Prickly lettuce is similar and more common, but is a more delicate-looking and paler plant, with leaves more often oval-shaped, never as vicious-looking as here, and rarely as tall as this.
I don't know if it is the same for greater lettuce but the leaves of prickly lettuce are supposed to point roughly north and south, hence another common name is the compass plant.
Greater lettuce has a milky white sap which is poisonous. It used to be used as a sedative.
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