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Lapsana communis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Lapsana
Type species
Lapsana communis L.

Lapsana is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family.[1] It is native to Europe and northern Asia. Nipplewort is a common name for plants in this genus.[2]



  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Lapsana". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  3. ^ The Plant List, search for Lapsana