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1 Endive, in fact, belongs to the same family as the lettuce.
2 This is not the case; unless, indeed, under the name "lactuca," Pliny would include several plants, that in reality are not lettuces.
3 The stalk, in fact, is more intensely bitter than the leaves.
4 "Erraticun." Wild endive.
5 From which comes the French "chicorée," and our "chicory," or "succory."
6 In B. xx. c. 29, and B. xxi. c. 52.
7 The usual times for sowing the lettuce are before winter and after February.
8 An excess of manure is injurious to the lettuce.
9 As already stated in a previous Note (p. 179), lettuces when cut down will not grow again, with the exception of a few worthless lateral branches.
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